Probability and statistics in grades 1-8
Calendar
This is a tentative schedule that may be changed based on the needs of the students, the needs of the instructor, or any apocalyptic events that may occur during the semester .
1:
Wednesday
Introductions
Thursday
Read CCSSM Progression: Probability and statistics for overview of semester
Law of large numbers
Friday
Create a Monte-Carlo simulation for d4 + d8, bring probabilities to class
Theoretical probability and sample space
2:
Monday
Free throws
Compound probabilities
Discuss Free throws
spinners (also use protractors to approximate probabilities)
If time, start Games with points
Extra practice (ungraded), 16.1 problems: 1, 2 (answers: 3/8, 1/2, 3/4, various, 5/12, various)
Wednesday
Expected value
Games with points
If time, WI Powerball
Extra practice (ungraded), 16.2 problems: 1 (answers: 24)
Extra practice (ungraded), 16.3 problems: 1 (answers: 1/16)
Thursday
Quiz 1
Friday
Conditional probability
4:
Monday
Solving linear equations (continued)
Wednesday
Review
Thursday
Exam 1
Friday
Statistics introduction
5:
Monday
Displaying data
Wednesday
Displaying data
Thursday
Quiz 3
Friday
Measures of center
6:
Monday
Measures of center
Wednesday
Data distributions
Thursday
Quiz 4
Friday
Data distributions
7:
Monday
Variability
Wednesday
Variability
Thursday
Quiz 5
Friday
Data comparison
8:
Monday
Data comparison
Wednesday
Line best fit
Thursday
Line of best fit
Friday
Optional review
Reminder: Final exam tonight!!!
Final exam
Friday, October 27, 5pm (HHH 100)
calculators (without wireless capabilities) are allowed
one page notes (1-sided, handwritten) allowed