We found 379 resources with the concept making decisions
Due Dates, Deadlines, and Decisions
11th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewShare the secrets of successful post secondary planning! While completing part four of a six-part career and college readiness lessons, scholars create an events calendar for their junior and senior years. Topics include the college...
Newspapers in Your Life: What’s News Where?
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewBig news isn't necessarily newsworthy everywhere! How do journalists decide what to cover with so much happening around them? A instructional activity on media literacy examines the factors that affect the media's choice of stories to...
An Introduction to Tversky and Kahneman’s Judgment under Uncertainty
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewMany factors determine a person's ability to make good decisions. A video summary of Judgment under Uncertainty by Tversky and Kahneman discusses the idea that mental shortcuts can lead errors in judgment. The portion of a larger...
Mathematical Thinking: Crash Course Statistics #2
11 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What is the probability that someone will draw the same lottery numbers two times in a row? Very small, but it can—and has—happened! Statisticians often work with very large or small numbers. The second lesson in a statistics playlist...
Stories of Painkiller Addiction: The Brain on Autopilot
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
For some people, the force of addiction can be as biologically compelling as the drive for food or water. High schoolers watch a video segment about Ryan, a recovering addict, and learn more about how opioids and other drugs can affect...
Random Acts of Kindness: Peer Pressure
Young people often have the best intentions at heart—but perhaps not the best influences in their ear. Encourage middle schoolers to resist the seemingly irresistible pull of peer pressure with a series that culminates in a research project about historical figures who stood up for others.
Applying Probability to Make Informed Decisions
7th CCSS: Designed
Use simulations to determine the probabilities of events to make decisions. Class members are presented with several scenarios, some with known probabilities and others without. Groups run simulations to gather data that they then use to...