Finding Mean, Mode and Median in the Computer Lab
Students create spreadsheets which will display and figure mean, median, and mode of a set of numbers.
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Rolle’s Theorem and the Mean Value Theorem
Using the derivative to apply the Mean Value Theorem and its more specific cousin, Rolle's Theorem, is valuable practice in determining differentiability and continuity on an interval. This presentation and accompanying worksheet walk...
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Describing the Center of a Distribution Using the Median
Find the point that splits the data. The lesson presents to scholars the definition of the median through a teacher-led discussion. The pupils use data lists and dot plots to determine the median in sets with even and odd number of data...
6th Math CCSS: Designed
Estimating Centers and Interpreting the Mean as a Balance Point
How do you balance a set of data? Using a ruler and some coins, learners determine whether the balance point is always in the middle. Through class and small group discussions, they find that the mean is the the best estimate of the...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Welcome Back to the Computer Lab: Starting a New School Year
Get kids re-oriented to the computer lab for back-to-school. The constructivist approach in this session allows children to exert ownership of their behavior in the computer lab. Read aloud a few books about good and poor manners, as...
1st - 5th 21st Century Skills