Introduction to Measures of Central Tendency and Variability
Learners calculate the mean, median, mode, range, and interquartile range for a set of data. They create a box and whisker plot using paper, pencil and technology.
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An Introduction to Transformations
Use geometry to transform learning! This introduction to transformations has pupils use patty paper and rubber bands to create rotations, reflections, translations, and dilations. Individuals learn the vocabulary and notation related to...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Glued to the Tube or Hooked to the Books?
Do students spend more time watching TV or studying? Have your class generate their own data and analyze the results. Compute measures of central tendency and variability. Extension questions encourage your young statisticians to compare...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Average or Central Tendency: Finding Mean, Median And Mode
A good explanation for blossoming mathematicians, this video explains the difference between average and central tendency, as well as arithmetic mean, median, and mode. Those who haven't grasped these concepts in algebra or those who are...
4 mins 7th - 11th Math
Measure of Central Tendencies
This short but information-packed presentation begins with a thorough review of how to calculate mean, median, and mode of a given data set. What makes it a unique lesson is the follow-up example and presentation of how these measures of...
5 mins 8th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Measure of Central Tendency and Spread for One Variable Data
Statistics is a powerful branch of mathematics, and it is essential to have a solid understanding of the basics. The video gives a thorough explanation of the vocabulary related to the measures of central tendency. After defining the...
7 mins 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Using Measures of Central Tendency
Is it better to be average or an outlier? It all depends on your perspective! The video explains the impact an outlier has on central tendency. Using multiple examples to solve for mean, median, and mode, the video proves that having an...
6 mins 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Career in Real Estate and Customer Service: Working with Central Tendency
Students research careers in real estate and customer service. In this measures of central tendency lesson, students use the results from their research to find the mean and median of the annual wages for each career. Students analyze...
7th - 9th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed