Description 
viii, 120 pages : illustrations ; 28cm + 1 CDROM (4 3/4 in.) 

4 3/4 in 
Series 
Principles and standards for school mathematics navigations series 

Principles and standards for school mathematics navigations series.

Contents 
Ch.1. From Questions to Method: Beginning the Process  Questions, Please?  What's My Method?  Ch.2. Using Data Analysis Methods  Long Jump  How Many Stars Can You Draw in One Minute?  Do You Get Enough Sleep?  Exploring the Mean  Ch.3. Inferences and Predictions  The Foot, the Whole Foot, and Nothing but the Foot!  Can You Catch Up?  Chores: How Many Hours a Week Are Typical?  Ch.4. What Are the Chances?  How Likely Is It to Land in the Trash Can?  Is There Such a Thing as a Lucky Coin?  Spin City  Is It Fair?  Looking Back and Looking Ahead  Appendix. Blackline Masters and Solutions  References 

Contents of CDROM: Introduction  Table of Standards and Expectations, Data Analysis and Probability, PreK7F 1312  Applet Activities: Probability Games; Preset Spinner; Make Your Own Spinner; Dice Sums; Coin Toss  Blackline Masters and Templates  Readings from Publications of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics  Problem Solving: Dealing with Data in the Elementary School / Harry Bohan, Beverly Irby, and Dolly Vogel  Using Probability Experiments to Foster Discourse / Thomas G. Edwards and Sarah M. Hensien  Making Charts: Do Your Students Really Understand the Data? / Louis Feicht  Teaching Statistics: What's Average? / Susan N. Friel  Daily Activities for Data Analysis / Chris Hitch and Georganna Armstrong  Understanding Students' Probabilistic Reasoning / Graham A. Jones, Carol A. Thornton, Cynthia W. Langrall, and James E. Tarr  The LunchWheel Spin / Julia A. Mason and Graham A. Jones  Children's Concepts of Average and Representativeness / Jan Mokros and Susan J. Russell  Teaching Mathematics with Technology: Statistics and Graphing / Janet Parker and Connie C. Widner  What Do Children Understand about Average? / Susan J. Russell and Jan Mokros  Exploring Probability through an EvensOdds Dice Game / Lynda R. Wiest and Robert J. Quinn  Mean and Median: Are They Really So Easy? / Judith S. Zawojewski and J. Michael Shaughnessy 
Summary 
Discusses the development of data and probability concepts and shows teachers how to engage students in exploring and extending these concepts 
Bibliography 
Includes bibliographical references (page 120) 
Audience 
Primary school resource 
Notes 
System requirements for accompanying CDROM: Macintosh and Windows compatible. Recommended browser is Internet Explorer 5. Adobe Acrobat Reader 4 or above is required for viewing PDFs 
Subject 
Probabilities  Problems, exercises, etc.


Mathematics  Study and teaching (Primary)


Mathematics  Study and teaching (Primary)  Standards  United States.


Mathematical statistics  Study and teaching (Primary)


Probabilities  Study and teaching (Primary)


Probabilities  Study and teaching (Elementary)


Mathematical statistics  Study and teaching (Elementary)

Genre/Form 
Problems and exercises.

Author 
Cuevas, Gilbert J.


Chapin, Suzanne H.


National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

LC no. 
2003271231 
ISBN 
0873535219 
