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Delving Deeper
Delving Deeper: Sizing Up Class Size: A Deeper Classroom Investigation of Central Tendency

 

December 2009, Volume 103, Issue 5, Page 376

Abstract:

 

Novel math problems and solutions, expanding on mathematical connections and offering new insights into familiar math concepts. Forum that allows classroom teachers to share their mathematics from their work with students, their classroom investigations and products, and their other experiences. This issue: A simple question about average class size yields a surprisingly rich classroom-tested exploration of conceptual and procedural knowledge about measures of central tendency.

 

Keywords:
Administrator
Article
Data Collection
Connections / Applications
Grades 9-12
Math Coordinator / Coach
Mean / Median / Mode
Teacher