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NCTM 2016 Regional Conference & Exposition: Phoenix, Arizona

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

64- Fun with Statistics: The Name Scores Activity

Thursday, October 27, 2016: 12:30 PM-1:00 PM
102 AB (Phoenix Convention Center)


Lead Speaker:
Mark Goldstein


Participants will calculate their "Scrabble” name score and then line up in order. In the lineup, statistical concepts related to center and spread will be discussed and illustrated. A hands-on activity to give meaning to the “mean” will also be demonstrated. Teachers will receive a ready-to-use lesson that will engage students.


Presentation Format: 6-8 Burst


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