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This article, and particularly the scoreboard, provides many opportunities for mathematical analysis within an upper primary classroom, particularly elementary statistics such as the calculation of averages, difference, table reading and reporting, calculation of percentages, comparisons, and criterion-based ranking. There is also ample opportunity for students to develop skills in choice (and justification) of methods used in making these calculations.

(Written by Melissa Scott, BTeach student, University of Tasmania, 2001)

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