Structurally Sound Statistics Instruction

  • Structurally Sound Statistics Instruction

    Stephanie A. Casey and Jonathan D. Bostic
    Implementing the practice of looking for and making use of structure differs when addressing statistics content standards compared with mathematics content standards. Read about suggestions for tuning out noise in data to teach SMP 7 in statistics.
    The Common Core’s Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP) call for all K–grade 12 students to develop expertise in the processes and proficiencies of doing mathematics. However, the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM) (CCSSI 2010) as a whole addresses students’ learning of not only mathematics but also statistics.