The Large Data Set: Making Lessons Meaningful
AS and A level mathematics specifications require students to:
- Develop strategies for working with large data sets
- Consider how technology can best be used to explore large data sets
- interpret real data
- use data to investigate questions arising in real contexts
Who will benefit from attending?
Teachers currently teaching, or planning to teach, the applied content of A level Mathematics.
Both experienced and inexperienced teachers are welcome to attend.
09.15-90.30: Registration and refreshments
09.30-10.15: Large data set requirements; what is meant by familiarity with the large data set?
10.15-11.00:The use of stimulus questions and activities; interpreting graphs and summary statistics.
11.15-12.45: Making use of technology to promote familiarity and understanding of the large data set; Excel, GeoGebra and hands-on activities.
13.30-15.00: Teaching concepts through the large data set; random sampling, correlation and hypothesis testing.
15.15-16.00: Assessment of the large data set; markschemes and examiners’ reports.
Materials and Equipment
Please bring a laptop or tablet with you to the session, with Excel and GeoGebra Classic 5 installed on it.
To make a booking for this event, please access our online booking form here: http://bit.ly/LDSPorts
Trainee teachers are able to attend for free if accompanied by a fee-paying teacher from the same school or college.
Please note that we retain the right to retain the booking fee in the event of late cancellation (after 18th June) or non-attendance.
A level Mathematics
Statistics, Use of technology, Curriculum planning
Face-to-face Professional Development
Tue 2nd Jul 2019
09:15 - 16:15
If you have any queries about this event, please do not hesitate to contact:
The AMSP, through MEI, holds the NCETM CPD Standard