Statistics and Probability in High School Book

Statistics and Probability in High School


  • Author : Carmen Batanero
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-07-27
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9789463006248
  • Total Read : 66
  • File Size : 8,8 Mb

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Statistics and Probability in High School Summary:

Statistics and probability are fascinating fields, tightly interwoven with the context of the problems which have to be modelled. The authors demonstrate how investigations and experiments provide promising teaching strategies to help high-school students acquire statistical and probabilistic literacy. In the first chapter the authors put into practice the following educational principles, reflecting their views of how these subjects should be taught: a focus on the most relevant ideas and postpone extensions to later stages; illustrating the complementary/dual nature of statistical and probabilistic reasoning; utilising the potential of technology and show its limits; and reflecting on the different levels of formalisation to meet the wide variety of students’ previous knowledge, abilities, and learning types. The remaining chapters deal with exploratory data analysis, modelling information by probabilities, exploring and modelling association, and with sampling and inference. Throughout the book, a modelling view of the concepts guides the presentation. In each chapter, the development of a cluster of fundamental ideas is centred around a statistical study or a real-world problem that leads to statistical questions requiring data in order to be answered. The concepts developed are designed to lead to meaningful solutions rather than remain abstract entities. For each cluster of ideas, the authors review the relevant research on misconceptions and synthesise the results of research in order to support teaching of statistics and probability in high school. What makes this book unique is its rich source of worked-through tasks and its focus on the interrelations between teaching and empirical research on understanding statistics and probability.

Focus in High School Mathematics Book

Focus in High School Mathematics


  • Author : Michael Shaughnessy
  • Publisher : National Council of Teachers of
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 111
  • ISBN 10 : 0873536428
  • Total Read : 97
  • File Size : 12,6 Mb

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Focus in High School Mathematics Summary:

Reasoning about and making sense of statistics and probability are essential to students’ future success. This volume belongs to a series that supports NCTM’s Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making by providing additional guidance for making reasoning and sense making part of the mathematics experiences of all high school students every day. Six investigations illustrate how to help high school students develop their skills in working with data. The investigations emphasise the roles of reasoning and sense making in defining a statistical question and collecting, analysing and interpreting data to answer it. The authors examine the key elements of statistical reasoning identified in Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making and elaborate on the associated reasoning habits. The investigations show how students can use these habits in analysing data sets, constructing and comparing representations of data and using samples and simulations to gather data. They reason about distributions of data and how to use measures of centre, lines of best fit and other tools and techniques to detect trends, make predictions and determine the allowable scope of conclusions. The development of statistical reasoning must be a high priority for school mathematics. This book offers a blueprint for emphasising statistical reasoning and sense making in the high school curriculum.

Statistics and Probability with Applications  High School  Book

Statistics and Probability with Applications High School


  • Author : Daren S. Starnes
  • Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2016-09-30
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 800
  • ISBN 10 : 9781319120139
  • Total Read : 59
  • File Size : 19,7 Mb

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Statistics and Probability with Applications High School Summary:

Statistics and Probability with Applications, Third Edition is the only introductory statistics text written by high school teachers for high school teachers and students. Daren Starnes, Josh Tabor, and the extended team of contributors bring their in-depth understanding of statistics and the challenges faced by high school students and teachers to development of the text and its accompanying suite of print and interactive resources for learning and instruction. A complete re-envisioning of the authors’ Statistics Through Applications, this new text covers the core content for the course in a series of brief, manageable lessons, making it easy for students and teachers to stay on pace. Throughout, new pedagogical tools and lively real-life examples help captivate students and prepare them to use statistics in college courses and in any career.

Exploring Probability in School Book

Exploring Probability in School


  • Author : Graham A. Jones
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2006-03-30
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 390
  • ISBN 10 : 9780387245300
  • Total Read : 91
  • File Size : 20,6 Mb

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Exploring Probability in School Summary:

Exploring Probability in School provides a new perspective into research on the teaching and learning of probability. It creates this perspective by recognizing and analysing the special challenges faced by teachers and learners in contemporary classrooms where probability has recently become a mainstream part of the curriculum from early childhood through high school. The authors of the book discuss the nature of probability, look at the meaning of probabilistic literacy, and examine student access to powerful ideas in probability during the elementary, middle, and high school years. Moreover, they assemble and analyse research-based pedagogical knowledge for teachers that can enhance the learning of probability throughout these school years. With the book’s rich application of probability research to classroom practice, it will not only be essential reading for researchers and graduate students involved in probability education; it will also capture the interest of educational policy makers, curriculum personnel, teacher educators, and teachers.

Introductory Statistics Book
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Introductory Statistics


  • Author : Barbara Illowsky
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-12-19
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 906
  • ISBN 10 : 9888407309
  • Total Read : 76
  • File Size : 9,5 Mb

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Introductory Statistics Summary:

Introductory Statistics is designed for the one-semester, introduction to statistics course and is geared toward students majoring in fields other than math or engineering. This text assumes students have been exposed to intermediate algebra, and it focuses on the applications of statistical knowledge rather than the theory behind it. The foundation of this textbook is Collaborative Statistics, by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean. Additional topics, examples, and ample opportunities for practice have been added to each chapter. The development choices for this textbook were made with the guidance of many faculty members who are deeply involved in teaching this course. These choices led to innovations in art, terminology, and practical applications, all with a goal of increasing relevance and accessibility for students. We strove to make the discipline meaningful, so that students can draw from it a working knowledge that will enrich their future studies and help them make sense of the world around them. Coverage and Scope Chapter 1 Sampling and Data Chapter 2 Descriptive Statistics Chapter 3 Probability Topics Chapter 4 Discrete Random Variables Chapter 5 Continuous Random Variables Chapter 6 The Normal Distribution Chapter 7 The Central Limit Theorem Chapter 8 Confidence Intervals Chapter 9 Hypothesis Testing with One Sample Chapter 10 Hypothesis Testing with Two Samples Chapter 11 The Chi-Square Distribution Chapter 12 Linear Regression and Correlation Chapter 13 F Distribution and One-Way ANOVA

Statistics and Probability Book

Statistics and Probability


  • Author : Britannica Educational Publishing
  • Publisher : Britannica Educational Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-01-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN 10 : 9781622755349
  • Total Read : 66
  • File Size : 7,7 Mb

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Statistics and Probability Summary:

This book offers a broad collection of the principles of statistics and probability in a nice, compact format for the middle school and early high school student. Interesting text and background bring the principles to life. The topics are often enriched by references to famous mathematicians who discovered these principles and also snapshots of these principles at work in our real world. Seldom does a math book bring together the story of so many of these topics in such an accessible and readable text.

Advanced High School Statistics Book

Advanced High School Statistics


  • Author : David Diez
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014-07-30
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 402
  • ISBN 10 : 1500700681
  • Total Read : 92
  • File Size : 9,6 Mb

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Advanced High School Statistics Summary:

A free PDF copy of this textbook may be found on the project's website (do an online search for OpenIntro). This is a Preliminary Edition of a new textbook by OpenIntro that is focused on the advanced high school level.Chapters: 1 - Data Collection,2 - Summarizing Data,3 - Probability,4 - Distributions of Random Variables,5 - Foundation for Inference,6 - Inference for Categorical Data,7 - Inference for Numerical Data,8 - Introduction to Linear Regression.

Statistics   Probability  Grades 5   12 Book

Statistics Probability Grades 5 12


  • Author : Myrl Shireman
  • Publisher : Carson-Dellosa Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-01-02
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 80
  • ISBN 10 : 9781622237258
  • Total Read : 83
  • File Size : 18,5 Mb

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Statistics Probability Grades 5 12 Summary:

Mark Twain’s Statistics and Probability resource book for fifth to twelfth grades provides opportunities for students to organize and interpret data. From predicting an event to conducting surveys and analyzing test scores, this resource book for math teachers helps students understand how these concepts are applied in real-world scenarios. Mark Twain Media Publishing Company specializes in providing engaging supplemental books and decorative resources to complement middle- and upper-grade classrooms. Designed by leading educators, this product line covers a range of subjects including mathematics, sciences, language arts, social studies, history, government, fine arts, and character.