Dr. Noah Morris
Dr. Noah Morris is a researcher at the Southern Arava Agricultural R&D. He is originally from London, England, and holds a PhD in Mathematics Education from the University of Haifa, as well as a Master’s degree in Statistics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Dr. Morris’ academic fields of interest include mathematics education, specifically how language and culture affect the learning of mathematics, statistics as a way of life, and the history of mathematics and numbers. His current research projects include the affect of weather on the agricultural production of medjool dates, weather trends and global warming in the Southern Arava region.
At the Arava Institute, Dr. Morris teaches Introduction to Environmental Science and Statistical Reasoning for Environmental Scientists.
Learning probability in the Kingdom of Tonga: the influence of language and culture. Educational Studies in Mathematics. 2021.
Probability, Uncertainty and the Tongan Way, Proceedings of PME 2014.
A Kalman Filter Approach to the Forecasting of Monthly Time Series Affected by Moving Festivals, Journal of Time Series Analysis, vol. 5, No. 4. 1983.
How Language and Culture Affect the Learning of Fractions: A Case Study in the Kingdom of Tonga. Proceedings of the fourth ERME topic conference: Classroom-based research on Mathematics and Language 2018.