Introduction to A level Statistics

Hertford

Overview

This is a one day course to help prepare teachers to teach the statistics part of the A level specification either for the first time or to refresh the subject knowledge of teachers who have not taught this application in recent years.

This day will focus on the key topics: binomial and normal distributions, hypothesis testing and include the use of the large data sets and technology.

 

Who will benefit from attending?

Teachers who are new to teaching statistics or need extra ideas for teaching the new specification.

 

Content

0900    Arrival and registration

0930    Introduction – Key themes in statistics in A level

1000    Binomial distribution and hypothesis testing

1110    Break

1130    Normal distribution

1230    Use of technology

1300    Lunch

1400    Understanding and using the large data set for teaching and assessment

1500    Break

1515    Characteristics of assessment questions

1615    Next Steps

1630    Close

Materials and Equipment

Delegates will need to bring a laptop that is capable of connecting to WiFi and the calculator that their students are using for A level.

 

Eligibility

Teachers from state funded and independent schools

Cost

Schools and colleges located within Priority Areas are eligible to receive a subsidy of £250 to support staff cover and travel costs. For more information, visit our subsidies page.

Key Facts

Event ref:

#6549

Audience:

Teachers

Curriculum focus:

A level Mathematics

Mathematical focus:

Statistics

Event format:

Face-to-face Professional Development

Event length:

6 hours

Region:

East of England

Venue:

Bayfordbury Observatory ,
Lower Hatfield Rd,
Bayfordbury,
Hertford,
Hertfordshire,
SG13 8LD

Date:

Mon 11th Nov 2019

Course times:

09:00 - 16:30

Fee:

Free

Priority Area subsidy:

£250

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Queries?

If you have any queries about this event, please do not hesitate to contact:

Val Pritchard
[email protected]
01707 284253

The AMSP, through MEI, holds the NCETM CPD Standard

National Centre for Excellence in the teaching of Mathematics

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