Using Technology in the Statistics Classroom



  • Large Data Sets: how technology can be used to gain familiarity and teach statistical concepts
  • Practical opportunities to use large data sets with GeoGebra and spreadsheets
  • Using the GeoGebra probability calculator in statistics lessons
  • Using enhanced scientific calculators 
  • Sample assessment questions: how the use of technology impacts upon assessment


  • To support teachers in using technology to enhance their teaching of the Statistics at Level 3 Mathematics.
  • To enable teachers to see how technology can enrich student experience, create a work-ready approach to analysing data and illuminate new and familiar topics.
  • To consider how to balance the need for technology to enhance learning with the need to support students in using technology for assessment.

Who will benefit from attending?

Teachers who are teaching the statistics element of A level or Core Maths or those who anticipate doing so in the near future.


0900 Arrival and refreshments

0930 Modelling use of technology in a classroom

1000 Technology tools to support learning of statistical concepts

1145 Break

1200 Working with World Data - Correlation and Consequences

1330 Lunch

1400 Use of technology and assessment

1500 Reflection

1515 Evaluation

1530 End

Materials and Equipment

Please bring your scientific calculator and a laptop that has Geogebra 5 classic and a spreadsheet installed.  It would also be useful to download the large dataset for the specification that you are teaching. 

Key Facts

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Curriculum focus:

A level Mathematics, A level Further Mathematics, Core Maths

Mathematical focus:

Statistics, Use of technology

Event format:

Face-to-face Professional Development

Event length:

6 hours


South West


Blandford School,
Milldown Road,
Blandford Forum,
DT11 7SQ


Fri 13th Dec 2019

Course times:

09:30 - 15:30



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

Jo Denton
[email protected]
01202 692132 Ext 275

The AMSP, through MEI, holds the NCETM CPD Standard

National Centre for Excellence in the teaching of Mathematics

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