Saskia Schreiter

Professor of Mathematics Education

University of Education Schwäbisch Gmünd

I am a professor of mathematics education at the University of Education in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany. On this website, you'll find an overview of my current research, publications, projects, and teaching activities. Feel free to reach out for academic collaborations, speaking engagements, or any inquiries related to my work.

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Publications (Selection)

Teaching for statistical and data literacy in K-12 STEM education.
A systematic review on teacher variables, teacher education, and impacts on classroom practice.

ZDM – Mathematics Education, 56, 31 – 45.

Schreiter, S., Friedrich, A., Fuhr, H., Malone, S., Brünken, R., Kuhn, J., & Vogel, M. (2023)

Eye-tracking measures as indicators for a local vs. global view of data

Frontiers in Education, 7, 1–11.
Special Issue: Eye-tracking for STEM Education Research. New Perspectives.

Schreiter, S. & Vogel, M. (2023)

Die Rolle des Wissens angehender Mathematiklehrkräfte beim Diagnostizieren schwierigkeitsgenerierender Aufgabenmerkmale. Erkenntnisse aus Eye-Tracking Stimulated Recall Interviews.

Journal für Mathematik-Didaktik, 43(1), 101–133.

Schreiter, S., Vogel, M., Rehm, M., & Dörfler, T. (2022)

Fachlich vs. Instruktional: Welche Aufgabenmerkmale werden bei der Schwierigkeitseinschätzung von Bruchrechenaufgaben identifiziert und evaluiert? Eine Studie mit Eye-Tracking Stimulated Recall Interviews.

In P. Klein, N. Graulich, J. Kuhn, M. Schindler (Hrsg.), Eye Tracking in der Mathematik- und Naturwissenschaftsdidaktik: Forschung und Praxis (pp. 159–175). Springer Nature.

Schreiter, S., Vogel, M., Rehm, M., & Dörfler, T. (2022)

Teachers’ diagnostic judgment regarding the difficulty of fraction tasks: A reconstruction of perceived and processed task characteristics.

RISTAL, 4 (1), 127–145.

Schreiter S., Vogel M., Rehm M. & Dörfler T. (2021)

Statistical thinking and viewing patterns when comparing data distributions: an eye-tracking study with 6th and 8th graders.

Proceedings of the 46th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME) (pp. 179–186)

Schreiter, S. & Vogel, M. (2023)

Programmieren im Mathematikunterricht der Primarstufe.
[Coding in elementary school mathematics lessons]

Beiträge zum Mathematikunterricht. WTM-Verlag.

Dennhard, J., & Schreiter S. (2022)

Cross-curricular approaches to promoting statistical and data literacy in STEM school education: a systematic review

Proceedings of the 11th Conference on Teaching Statistics (ICOTS) (pp. 1-4)

Schreiter, S., Vogel, M., Friedrich, A., Malone, S., Brünken, R., Becker-Genschow, S., Lehmann, J., Mosetter, T., Haaß, S., & Kuhn, J. (2022)

Inspiring curiosity, fostering understanding

To me, these are two fundamental principles guiding the teaching and learning of mathematics.

My current courses at the university of education Schwäbisch Gmünd (SS 2024):


Prof. Dr. Saskia Schreiter