A random ramble for teachers through some resources that might add a little life to a statistics class.
You are organising a school trip and you need to write a letter to parents to let them know about the day. Use the cards to gather all the information you need.
Statistics problems for inquiring primary learners.
Statistics problems for primary learners to work on with others.
Statistics problems at primary level that may require determination.
Statistics problems at primary level that require careful consideration.
This article for teachers describes an activity which encourages
meaningful data collection, display and interpretation.
What statements can you make about the car that passes the school gates at 11am on Monday? How will you come up with statements and test your ideas?
What can you say about the child who will be first on the playground tomorrow morning at breaktime in your school?
This short article gives an outline of the origins of Morse code and its inventor and how the frequency of letters is reflected in the code they were given.
Design and test a paper helicopter. What is the best design?
The class were playing a maths game using interlocking cubes. Can you help them record what happened?