Can juniors read graphs? a review and analysis of some computer-based activities

@inproceedings{Phillips1997CanJR,
  title={Can juniors read graphs? a review and analysis of some computer-based activities},
  author={Richard J. Phillips},
  year={1997}
}
Abstract This article reviews three published studies that appear to show that children as young as seven or eight can understand line graphs and scatter graphs to a greater extent than was previously supposed. These results are contrasted with frequent reports of poor graphical interpretation by students in secondary school. Given time and support, junior age children can carry out a wide range of interpretation tasks with graphs. In predicting their performance, the context of the graph seems… CONTINUE READING

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