Draw on two simulations to introduce compound events and help your class make connections between experimental and theoretical probabilities.
Angela T. Barlow, Natasha E. Gerstenschlager, and Shannon E. Harmon
Three instructional situations demonstrate the value of using an “unknown” student's work to allow the advancement of students' mathematical thinking as well as their engagement in the mathematical practice of critiquing the reasoning of others.
Stephanie A. Casey and Jonathan D. Bostic
Implementing the practice of looking for and making use of structure differs when addressing statistics content standards compared with mathematics content standards. Read about suggestions for tuning out noise in data to teach SMP 7 in statistics.
Peter M. Eley, Kelly J. Charles, and Latonya L. Leeks
Classroom observation presents evidence that using meaningful data and exciting presentations can help strengthen student interest in STEM fields.
A cartoon involving one lone messy desk and probabilities is coupled with a full-page activity sheet.
Randall E. Groth and Anna E. Bargagliotti
Two recent sets of guidelines that intersect statistics and complement each other can be used to plot an orderly progression of study.
David Rock and Mary K. Porter
A monthly set of problems is aimed at a variety of ability levels.