A Statistics Education Package Tong-Gramy for 5-8 Graders

- Journal title : Korean Journal of Applied Statistics
- Volume 27, Issue 3, 2014, pp.487-500
- Publisher : The Korean Statistical Society
- DOI : 10.5351/KJAS.2014.27.3.487

Title & Authors

A Statistics Education Package Tong-Gramy for 5-8 Graders

Lee, Jung Jin; Lee, Tae Rim; Kang, Gunseog; Kim, Sungsoo; Park, Heon Jin; Lee, Yoon-Dong; Sim, Songyong;

Lee, Jung Jin; Lee, Tae Rim; Kang, Gunseog; Kim, Sungsoo; Park, Heon Jin; Lee, Yoon-Dong; Sim, Songyong;

Abstract

The elementary school curriculum includes some statistical concepts and many graphical methods. However, statistical concepts are difficult to understand; consequently, many of those graphs and numerical summaries are obtained by hand. We develop an intuitive statistics education package called Tong-Gramy focused on 5-8 graders to help students and teachers study statistics. This software covers numerical and graphical statistics that appear in 5-8 graders` textbooks. The graphs provided are dynamically linked to data and every graph is linked to every datum. The graphs of Tong-Gramy are dynamic graphs and morphing technology is used where applicable.

Keywords

Statistical education;statistical computing;JAVA FX;object oriented programming;K-Plot;

Language

Korean

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