# Publications

**2022**

Dvir, M., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2022). Fostering students’ informal quantitative estimations of uncertainty through statistical modeling. *Instructional Science*.

Aridor, K., Dvir, M, Tsybulsky, D.,* *& Ben-Zvi, D. (Submitted Oct 2021). The interrelations between statistical reasoning, scientific reasoning and nature of science understanding through citizen science: articulations of uncertainty. *Instructional Science*.

Dvir, M., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2022). Students’ actual purposes when engaging with a computerized simulation in the context of citizen science. *British Journal of Educational Technology*, *53*(5), 1069-1477. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjet.13238

**2021**

Dvir, M., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2021). Informal statistical models and modeling. *Mathematical Thinking and Learning*. https://doi.org/10.1080/10986065.2021.1925842

Dvir, M., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2021). The double-edged sword of conjecturing. *Mathematical Thinking and Learning*. https://doi.org/10.1080/10986065.2021.1940427

**2020**

Ben-Zvi, D. (2020). Data handling and statistics teaching and learning. In: S. Lerman (Ed.), Encyclopedia of mathematics education (Second Ed.) (pp. 177-181). Springer, Nature Switzerland. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-15789-0

**2019**

Burrill, G., & Ben-Zvi, D. (Eds.) (2019). *Topics and trends in current statistics education research: International perspectives*. Springer. (425 pages)

Aridor, K., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2019). Students’ aggregate reasoning with covariation. In G. Burrill and D. Ben-Zvi (Eds.), *Topics and trends in current statistics education research: International perspectives* (pp. 71-94). Springer.

Manor, H., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2019). Design for reasoning with uncertainty in informal statistical inference. In G. Burrill and D. Ben-Zvi (Eds.), *Topics and trends in current statistics education research: International perspectives* (pp. 97-121). Springer.

Dvir, M., & Ben-Zvi, D. (February 2019). Repurpose and extend: making a model statistical. *The Eleventh Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education* (CERME-11). Utrecht, the Netherlands.

Ben-Zvi, D., Gravemeijer. K., & Ainley, J. (February 2019). Design of statistics learning environments. *The Eleventh Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education* (CERME-11, February 2019). Utrecht, the Netherlands.

Dvir, M., & Ben-Zvi, D. (July 2019). Statistical modeling in the integration of two worlds of inquiry. *The Eleventh International Research Forum on Statistical Reasoning, Thinking, and Literacy* (SRTL11). Los-Angeles, USA: University of California, Los Angeles.

Vaknin, O., & Ben-Zvi, D. Young students’ articulations of uncertainty while making informal statistical inferences and modeling. Chais 2019.

Aridor, K., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2019). Students’ aggregate reasoning with covariation. In G. Burrill and D. Ben-Zvi (Eds.), The teaching and learning of statistics (Vol. II) (pp. 71-94). Springer

Manor, H., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2019). Design for reasoning with uncertainty in informal statistical inference. In G. Burrill and D. Ben-Zvi (Eds.), The teaching and learning of statistics (Vol. II) (pp. 97-121). Springer.

Burrill, G., & Ben-Zvi, D. (Eds.) (2019). *Topics and trends in current statistics education research: International perspectives*. Springer. https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-03472-6

**2018**

Ben-Zvi, D., Makar, K., & Garfield J. (Eds.) (2018). *International handbook of research in statistics education*. Springer international handbooks of education. Springer. (512 pages)

Pfannkuch, M., Ben-Zvi, D., & Budgett, S. (2018). Innovations in statistical modelling to connect data, chance and context. *ZDM - The International Journal on Mathematics Education*, *50*(7). (187 pages)

Dvir, M., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2018). The role of model comparison in young learners' reasoning with statistical models and modeling. *ZDM - International Journal on Mathematics Education*, *50*(7), 1183-1196[1].

Pfannkuch, M., Ben-Zvi, D., & Budgett, S. (2018). Innovations in statistical modeling to connect data, chance and context. *ZDM - International Journal on Mathematics Education*, *50*(7), 1113-1123.

Aridor, K., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2018). Statistical modeling to promote students’ aggregate reasoning with sample and sampling. *ZDM - International Journal on Mathematics Education*, *50*(7), 1165-1181.

Ben-Zvi, D., Gravemeijer, K., & Ainley, J. (2018). Design of statistics learning environments. In D. Ben-Zvi, K. Makar, & J. Garfield (Eds.), *International handbook of research in statistics education* (pp. 473-502). Springer.

Ben-Zvi, D., Maker, K., & Garfield, J. (2018). International handbook of research in statistics education: Introduction. In D. Ben-Zvi, K. Makar, & J. Garfield (Eds.), *International handbook of research in statistics education* (pp. xvii-xix). Springer.

Ben-Zvi, D. (2018). Statistics in early childhood and primary education (Foreword). In A. Leavy, M. Meletiou-Mavrotheris and E. Paparistodemou (Eds.), *Statistics in early childhood and primary education: Supporting early statistical and probabilistic thinking* (pp. vii-viii). Springer.

Ben-Zvi, D. (2018). Three paradigms to develop students’ statistical reasoning. In M. A. Sorto, A. White, & L. Guyot (Eds.), *Looking back, looking forward. Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Teaching Statistics* (ICOTS10, July, 2018), Kyoto, Japan. Voorburg, The Netherlands: International Statistical Institute. iase-web.org (6 pages).

Dvir, M., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2018). Model comparisons as a means of providing an informal quantitative estimation for statistical uncertainty. In M. A. Sorto, A. White, & L. Guyot (Eds.), *Looking back, looking forward. Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Teaching Statistics* (ICOTS10, July, 2018), Kyoto, Japan. Voorburg, The Netherlands: International Statistical Institute. iase-web.org (6 pages)

Ben-Zvi, D. (2018). Data handling and statistics teaching and learning. In: S. Lerman (Ed.), *Encyclopedia of mathematics education (Second Ed.)*. Springer, Cham.

**2017**

Bakker, A., Ben-Zvi, D., & Makar, K., (2017). An inferentialist perspective on the coordination of actions and reasons involved in making a statistical inference. *Mathematics Education Research Journal*. doi:10.1007/s13394-016-0187-x

Manor, H., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2017). Students’ emergent articulations of statistical models and modeling in making informal statistical inferences. *Statistics Education Research Journal*.

Aridor, K., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2017). The co-emergence of aggregate and modelling reasoning. *Statistics Education Research Journal*.

Ben-Zvi, D., Burrill, G., Pratt D., Zapata-Cardona L., & Eichler, A. (2017). Teaching and learning of statistics (Topic Study Group No. 15 report). In G. Kaiser (ed.), *Proceedings of the 13th International Congress on Mathematical Education* (pp. 443-446). ICME-13 Monographs. Springer, Cham.

**2016**

Ben-Zvi, D., & Makar, K. (Eds.)(2016). *The teaching and learning of statistics: International perspectives*. Springer International Publishing Switzerland. (335 pages)

Ben-Zvi, D., & Makar, K. (2016). International perspectives on the teaching and learning of statistics. In D. Ben-Zvi and K. Makar. (Eds.), *The teaching and learning of statistics: International perspectives* (pp. 1-10). Springer International Publishing Switzerland.

Ben-Zvi, D., & Aridor, K. (2016). Children’s wonder how to wander between data and context. In D. Ben-Zvi and K. Makar. (Eds.), *The teaching and learning of statistics: International perspectives* (pp. 25-36). Springer International Publishing Switzerland.

Aridor, K., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2016). Students’ aggregate reasoning with covariation. Proceedings of* the 13th International Congress on Mathematical Education* (ICME-13). Hamburg, Germany: ICMI.

Manor, H., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2016). Designing for reasoning with uncertainty using the integrated modelling approach. Proceedings of* the 13th International Congress on Mathematical Education* (ICME-13). Hamburg, Germany: ICMI.

**2015**

Aridor, K., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2015). Statistical modeling to promote students’ aggregate view of data in the context of informal statistical inference. In *Proceedings of the Ninth International Research Forum on Statistical Reasoning, Thinking, and Literacy* (SRTL9). Paderborn, Germany: University of Paderborn.

Manor, H., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2015). Students’ emergent articulations of models and modeling in making informal statistical inferences. In *Proceedings of the Ninth International Research Forum on Statistical Reasoning, Thinking, and Literacy *(SRTL9). Paderborn, Germany: University of Paderborn.

Manor, H., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2015). Students’ articulations of uncertainty in informally exploring sampling distributions. In A. Zieffler & E. Fry (Eds.), *Reasoning about uncertainty: Learning and teaching informal inferential reasoning* (pp ?-?). Minneapolis, MN: Catalyst Press.

Gil, E., & Gibbs, E. L. (2015). Promoting Modeling of Informal Covariational Reasoning among Secondary School Students in the Context of Big Data. In *Proceedings of the Ninth International Research Forum on Statistical Reasoning, Thinking, and Literacy* (SRTL9). Paderborn, Germany: University of Paderborn.

Ben-Zvi, D., & Makar, K. (Eds.) (2015). Reasoning about models and modelling in the context of informal statistical inference. In

Ben-Zvi, D., Bakker, A., & Makar, K. (2015). Statistical reasoning: Learning to reason from samples. *Educational Studies in Mathematics*, *88*(3).

Ben-Zvi, D., Bakker, A., & Makar, K. (2015). Learning to reason from samples. *Educational Studies in Mathematics*, *88*(3), 291-303.

Garfield, J., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2015). The International Collaboration for Research in Statistical Reasoning, Thinking, and Literacy. In A. Zieffler & E. Fry (Eds.), *Reasoning about uncertainty: Learning and teaching informal inferential reasoning* (pp ?-?). Minneapolis, MN: Catalyst Press.

Makar, K., Bakker, A., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2015). Teacher’s scaffolding over the year to develop norms of mathematical inquiry in a primary classroom. In *Mathematics education in the margins (Proceedings of the 38th annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia)*. Sunshine Coast: MERGA.

**2014**

Ben-Zvi, D., & Aridor, K. (2014). Students’ emergent roles in developing their reasoning about uncertainty and modeling. In K. Makar, B. de Sousa, and R. Gould (Eds.), *Sustainability in statistics education (Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Teaching Statistics, ICOTS9, July 2014)*. Voorburg, The Netherlands: International Association for Statistical Education and International Statistical Institute. http://icots.info/9/proceedings/pdfs/ICOTS9_9A3_ARIDOR.pdf, 6 pages)

Ben-Zvi, D. & Ben-Arush, T. (2014). Students’ instrumental genesis: The case of EDA instrumented learning with TinkerPlots. In D. Frischemeier, P. Fischer, R. Hochmuth and T. Wassong (Eds.), *Using tools for learning mathematics and statistics*. Springer.

Gil, E., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2014). Long term impact of the connections program on students’ informal inferential reasoning.In K. Makar, B. de Sousa, and R. Gould (Eds.), *Sustainability in statistics education (Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Teaching Statistics, ICOTS9, July 2014)*. Voorburg, The Netherlands: International Association for Statistical Education and International Statistical Institute. (IASE excellence award for best paper by an early career author at ICOTS9, http://icots.info/9/proceedings/pdfs/ICOTS9_8D1_GIL.pdf, 6 pages)

Manor, H., Ben-Zvi, D., & Aridor, K. (2014). Students’ reasoning about uncertainty while making informal statistical inferencesin an Integrated Pedagogic Approach. In K. Makar, B. de Sousa, and R. Gould (Eds.), *Sustainability in statistics education (Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Teaching Statistics, ICOTS9, July 2014)*. Voorburg, The Netherlands: International Association for Statistical Education and International Statistical Institute. (http://icots.info/9/proceedings/pdfs/ICOTS9_8C2_MANOR.pdf, 6 pages)

**2013**

Ainley, J., Aridor, K., Ben-Zvi, D., Manor, H., & Pratt, D. (2013). Children’s expressions of uncertainty in statistical modelling. In J. Garfield (Ed.), *Proceedings of the Eighth International Research Forum on Statistical Reasoning, Thinking, and Literacy* (SRTL8) (pp. 49-59). Minneapolis, MN, USA: University of Minnesota.

Ben-Zvi, D. (2013). Children’s emergent articulations of uncertainty while making informal statistical inferences. *Proceedings of the The first Jerusalem Conference on Research in Mathematics Education*. Jerusalem College of Technology.

Manor, H., Ben-Zvi, D., & Aridor, K. (2013). Students’ emergent reasoning about uncertainty exploring sampling distributions in an “integrated approach”. In J. Garfield (Ed.), *Proceedings of the Eighth International Research Forum on Statistical Reasoning, Thinking, and Literacy* (SRTL8) (pp. 18-33). Minneapolis, MN, USA: University of Minnesota.

**2012**

Ben-Zvi, D. & Aridor, K. (2012). Children's wonder how to wander between data and context. Proceedings of the 12th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-12). Seoul: South Korea: ICMI. Published also in D. Ben-Zvi & K. Makar (Editors), *Teaching and learning of statistics. Proceedings of Topic Study Group 12, 12th International Congress on Mathematical Education* (ICME-12). July 8-15, 2012, Seoul, Korea.

Ben-Zvi, D., Aridor, K., Makar, K., & Bakker, A. (2012). Students’ emergent articulations of uncertainty while making informal statistical inferences. *ZDM – The International Journal on Mathematics Education*. Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.1007/s11858-012-0420-3.

**2011**

Ben-Zvi, D. (2011). Learning to reason about statistical variability. In T. Campos (Ed.), *Proceedings of the Third Seminário Internacional de Educação Matemática* (SIEMAT-3). São Paulo, Brazil: UNIBAN.

Ben-Zvi, D. (2011). Challenges in developing statistical reasoning in school. In R. Borba & C. Monteiro (Eds.), *Proceedings of the 13th Interamerican Conference on Mathematics Education* (IACME-13). Recife, Brazil: Federal University of Pernambuco.

Ben-Zvi, D. (2011). Helping students develop statistical reasoning: implementing a statistical reasoning learning environment (SRLE). In R. Borba & C. Monteiro (Eds.), *Proceedings of the Encontro Interamericano de Educação Estatística*. Recife, Brazil: Federal University of Pernambuco.

Ben-Zvi, D. (2011). Statistical reasoning learning environment. Ibero-America Journal of Mathematics and Technology Education, 2(2), 1–13.

Ben-Zvi, D., Makar, K., Bakker, A., & Aridor, K. (2011). Children’s emergent inferential reasoning about samples in an inquiry-based environment. In M. Pytlak, T. Rowland, & E. Swoboda (Eds.), *Proceedings of the Seventh Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education* (pp. 745–754) [CD-ROM]. University of Rzeszów, Poland.

Ben-Zvi, D., Makar, K., Bakker, A., & Aridor, K. (2011). Children's reasoning about samples in an inquiry-based learning environment. In A. Bakker (Ed.), *Proceedings of the Seventh International Research Forum on Statistical Reasoning, Thinking, and Literacy* (SRTL-7). University of Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Gil, E., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2011). Explanations and context in the emergence of students' informal inferential reasoning. *Mathematical Thinking and Learning*, *13*(1-2), 87–108.

Gil, E., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2011). Learning to reason about sample and sampling in the context of developing informal inferential reasoning: a longitudinal perspective. In A. Bakker (Ed.), *Proceedings of the Seventh International Research Forum on Statistical Reasoning, Thinking, and Literacy *(SRTL-7). University of Utrecht, The Netherlands.

**2010**

Ben-Zvi, D., & Gil, E. (2010). The role of context in the development of students’ informal inferential reasoning. In C. Reading (Ed.), *Data and context in statistics education: Towards an evidence-based society. Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Teaching Statistics *(ICOTS8, July, 2010), Ljubljana, Slovenia. Voorburg, The Netherlands: International Statistical Institute.

Gil, E., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2010). Emergence of reasoning about sampling among young students in the context of informal inferential reasoning. In C. Reading (Ed.), *Data and context in statistics education: Towards an evidence-based society. Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Teaching Statistics* (ICOTS8, July, 2010),Ljubljana, Slovenia. Voorburg, The Netherlands: International Statistical Institute.

Gil, E., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2010). *Data Analysis for Fifth Grade Using TinkerPlots– Student's Workbook and Teacher Guide *(Hebrew, 2nd edition). Haifa, Israel: University of Haifa. 48 pages.

Makar, K., Bakker, A., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2011). The reasoning behind informal statistical inference. *Mathematical Thinking and Learning*, *13*(1-2), 152–173.

**2009**

Ben-Zvi, D., Gil, E., & Apel, N. (2009). Creativity in learning to reason informally about statistical inference in primary school. In R. Leikin, A. Berman & B. Koichu (Eds.), *Creativity in mathematics and the education of gifted students* (pp. 325–344). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

Gil, E., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2009). The role of explanations and context in informal inferential reasoning among six grade students. In K. Makar (Ed.), *Proceedings of the Sixth International Research Forum on Statistical Reasoning, Thinking, and Literacy*. University of Queensland, Brisbane Australia.

Ben-Zvi, D., Makar, K., & Bakker, A. (2009). Towards a framework for understanding students’ informal statistical inference and argumentation. In K. Makar (Ed.), *Proceedings of the Sixth International Research Forum on Statistical Reasoning, Thinking, and Literacy*. University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

**2008**

Ben-Zvi, D. (2008). Partners in innovation: Helping teachers to integrate technology in the teaching of statistics. In C. Batanero, G. Burrill, C. Reading & A. Rossman (Eds.), *Proceedings of the Joint ICMI/IASE Study on Statistics Education in School Mathematics: Challenges for Teachning and Teacher Education*. Monterrey, Mexico: ITESM.

Apel, N., Gil, E. & Ben-Zvi, D. (2008, Feb.). Using TinkerPlots to develop primary school students' reasoning about informal statistical inference. In Y. Eshet, A. Caspi & N. Geri (Eds.) *Proceedings of the Third Annual Chais Conference on Instructional Technologies Research*, 1-6. The Open University of Israel, February, 2008.

Garfield, J., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2008). Preparing school teachers to develop students' statistical reasoning. In C. Batanero, G. Burrill, C. Reading & A. Rossman (Eds.), *Proceedings of the Joint ICMI/IASE Study on Statistics Education in School Mathematics: Challenges for Teachning and Teacher Education*. Monterrey, Mexico: ITESM.

Garfield, J., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2008). *Developing Students’ Statistical Reasoning: Connecting Research and Teaching Practice*. Springer. (Table of Contents, draft)

Gil, E., Ben-Zvi, D., & Apel, N. (2008, Feb.). Creativity in learning to reason informally about statistical inference in primary school. In R. Leikin (Ed.), *Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Creativity in Mathematics and the Education of Gifted Students*, 125-135. University of Haifa, Israel.

Gil, E., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2008). *Data Analysis for Sixth Grade Using TinkerPlots– Student's Workbook *(International edition). Haifa, Israel: University of Haifa. 48 pages.

**2007**

Ben-Zvi, D. (2007a). Reasoning about Informal Statistical Inference (SRTL-5). ISI Newsletter 31(2), 27.

Ben-Zvi, D., Gil, E., & Apel, N. (in press). What is hidden beyond the data? Helping young students to reason and argue about some wider universe. To appear in D. Pratt & J. Ainley (Eds.), Reasoning about Informal Inferential Statistical Reasoning: A collection of current research studies. Proceedings of the Fifth International Research Forum on Statistical Reasoning, Thinking, and Literacy (SRTL-5), University of Warwick, UK, August, 2007.

Gil, E., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2007). Informal statistical inference: Data analysis for sixth grade using TinkerPlots – Student's Workbook (Hebrew). Haifa, Israel: University of Haifa. 48 pages.

**2006**

Ben-Zvi, D. (2006). Scaffolding students' informal inference and argumentation. In A. Rossman and B. Chance (Editors), *Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Teaching of Statistics *(CD-ROM), Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, 2-7 July, 2006. Voorburg, The Netherlands: International Statistical Institute.

Ben-Zvi, D., Garfield, B. J., & Zieffler, A. (2006). Research in the Statistics Classroom: Learning from Teaching Experiments. In G. F. Burrill and P. C. Elliott (Editors), *Thinking and Reasoning with Data and Chance* (The Sixty-eighth Yearbook of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics), (pp. 467-481). Reston, VA: The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Gil, E., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2006). *Growing samples: Exploratory Data Analysis for fifth grade using TinkerPlots – Student's Workbook* (Hebrew). Haifa, Israel: University of Haifa. 32 pages.

**2005**

Ben-Moshe, O., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2005). *Distribution: Exploratory Data Analysis for fourth grade using TinkerPlots – Student's Workbook* (Hebrew). Haifa, Israel: University of Haifa. 32 pages.

Ben-Zvi, D., & Amir, Y. (2005). How do Primary School Students Begin to Reason about Distributions? In K. Makar (Ed.), *Reasoning about distribution: A collection of current research studies. Proceedings of the Fourth International Research Forum on Statistical Reasoning, Thinking, and Literacy* (SRTL-4), University of Auckland, New Zealand, 2-7 July, 2005. Brisbane: University of Queensland. (Including four video segments, CD-ROM.)

Ben-Zvi, D., Ben-Moshe, O., & Kvatinsky, T. (2005). *Fostering mathematical literacy in statistics and probability *(Hebrew). Jerusalem: Ministry of Education. (210 pages, 35 activities for students in ninth and tenth grade, fully annotated for teachers.)