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Teaching Statistics for Math Teachers

Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania

Monday, July 9th - Thursday, July 12, 2007

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Workshop Agenda

Day 1: Describing Data

Real data play a prominent role in the GAISE. Learn about using Fathom to summarize and describe data. Begin work on a data analysis project.

Day 2: GAISE and other Standards

Perform activities that illustrate some of the primary concepts behind the GAISE and discuss how GAISE compares to state standards.

Day 3: Assessment and Resources

Assessment is another important component of GAISE. Learn about resources for assessing students' understanding as well as other resources for designing lesson plans consistent with GAISE. Begin work on designing a lesson plan. Share results of data analysis project.

Day 4: Lesson Plans and Wrap-up

Discuss and critique lesson plans, compare and contrast different technologies for teaching statistics.