Dr Sashi Sharma
Qualifications: PhD Waikato, M.Ed Waikato
I am a senior lecturer in the School of Te Hononga, Faculty of Education. My research is located in the intersection of mathematics and statistics with a particular focus on linguistic and cultural issues in the teaching and learning of mathematics and statistics. I have led a number of research projects that have used a combination of surveys, individual and focus group interviews and in-depth site-based case studies. I have extensive experience in classroom-based research with years 8 to 12 students and teachers. My work has been published in peer reviewed journals in mathematics education, statistics education and general education. Prior to this academic career I taught mathematics in New Zealand and Fiji. I work with a voluntary teacher education programme called RATA. The programme provides invaluable professional development for untrained teachers in Africa and India. I speak Hindi and English depending on the social context.
Sharma, S. (2019). Probability exploration in a game context: The dice difference game. Statistics & Data Science Educators, 1-7. Retrieved from https://sdse.online/posts/SDSE19-002/SDSE19-002.pdf Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/13113
Sharma, S. (2019). Language challenges and strategies for English language learners in statistics education: An overview of research in this field. Education Quarterly Reviews, 2(3), 651-665. doi:10.31014/aior.1993.02.03.96 Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/13115
Sharma, S. (2019). Addressing language barriers in multilingual statistics classrooms: A collaborative study. In G. Hine, S. Blackley, & A. Cooke (Eds.), Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (pp. 668-675). Adelaide, South Australia: The Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia Inc..
Sharma, S. (2019). Research and development on language challenges for English language learners in mathematics classrooms. In 42nd MERGA Conference 2019 Mathematics Education Research: Impacting Practice. Conference held at Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia.
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