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Title Navigating through data analysis and probability in grades 3-5 / Suzanne Chapin ... [and others] ; grades 3-5 editor, Gilbert J. Cuevas
Published Reston, VA : National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, [2002]


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 MELB CRC  510.71 Pas/Daa  Grades 3-5  AVAILABLE
 W'PONDS CRC  510.71 Pas/Daa  Grades 3-5  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 120 pages : illustrations ; 28cm + 1 CD-ROM (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 CD-ROM: Introduction -- Table of Standards and Expectations, Data Analysis and Probability, Pre-K7F 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 Lunch-Wheel 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 Evens-Odds 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 CD-ROM: 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