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# Meaningful Data Handling

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P Is for Posing

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Ladybird Count

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Carroll Diagrams

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Data Duos

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Healthy Snack Shop

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Real Statistics

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Take Your Dog for a Walk

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In this feature for Primary teachers, we offer a range of data handling activities which capitalise on learners' natural curiosity. Some of the tasks below encourage learners to pose their own questions, which they can then investigate for themselves, and our article outlines the four step model we are advocating. We hope you enjoy exploring alongside your learners.

You can watch a recording of the webinar in which we discussedÂ the mathematical thinking which can be prompted by these problems.

Age 5 to 11

In this article for Primary teachers, we suggest a four step data handling model, based on the work of Alan Graham.

Age 5 to 7

Challenge Level

Some children were playing a game. Make a graph or picture to show how many ladybirds each child had.

Age 5 to 11

Challenge Level

Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?

Age 7 to 11

Challenge Level

Can you match the Venn diagram with the Carroll diagram that shows the same information?

Age 7 to 11

Challenge Level

What information do you need to know to set up a healthy snack shop for your class?

Age 7 to 11

Challenge Level

Have a look at this table of how children travel to school. How does it compare with children in your class?

Age 7 to 11

Challenge Level

Use the interactivity to move Pat. Can you reproduce the graphs and tell their story?