This article for teachers looks at some suggestions taken from the NRICH website that offer a broad view of data and ask some more probing questions about it.
Statistics problems for primary learners to work on with others.
Statistics problems at primary level that may require resilience.
Statistics problems for inquiring primary learners.
This article for teachers describes an activity which encourages meaningful data collection, display and interpretation.
Statistics problems at primary level that require careful consideration.
Design and test a paper helicopter. What is the best design?
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?
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.
A random ramble for teachers through some resources that might add a little life to a statistics class.
What can you say about the child who will be first on the playground tomorrow morning at breaktime in your school?
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.
The class were playing a maths game using interlocking cubes. Can you help them record what happened?