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\iteman{ZMATH 2015f.00883}
\itemau{Koellner, Karen; Pittman, Mary; Brendefur, Jonathan L.}
\itemti{Expect the unexpected when teaching probability.}
\itemso{Math. Teach. (Derby) 245, 29-32 (2015).}
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Summary: The authors suggest that probability poses a challenge for both teachers and learners. They give an account of an episode of CPD with middle school teachers of mathematics in the USA that seeks to resolve some of the misconceptions that learners may develop in the context of probability whilst exploring the Maze problem.
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\itemcc{K53 D73 C33}
\itemut{stochastics; probability theory; teaching; lower secondary; maze problem; experience reports; probability experiments; probability concepts; misconceptions; law of large numbers; sample size; concept formation}
\itemli{http://www.atm.org.uk/login.aspx?ReturnUrl=http%3a%2f%2fwww.atm.org.uk%2fMathematics-Teaching-Journal-Archive%2f74691}
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