ERIC Number: ED116941
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Suggestions for Teaching Mathematics Using Laboratory Approaches. 6. Probability. Experimental Edition.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Elementary Curriculum Development.
This guide is the sixth in a series of publications to assist teachers in using a laboratory approach to mathematics. Twenty activities on probability and statistics for the elementary grades are described in terms of purpose, materials needed, and procedures to be used. Objectives of these activities include basic probability concepts; gathering, tabulating, and interpreting data; making predictions; pattern discovery; formulating hypotheses; and fractions, ratios and basic statistical procedures. The publication includes diagrams, charts, illustrations, and suggested questions to assist the teacher in operating an informal laboratory. (JBW)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Compensatory Education.
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Elementary Curriculum Development.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I