Course DescriptionLearn advanced TI-83plus/84plus graphing calculator and Internet skills relevant to teaching and learning of statistics. Explore topics, aligned with the NCTM Principles and Standards for School Mathematics and Common Core State Standards, such as generating random numbers, Poisson and geometric distributions, normal and t-distributions, one-sample confidence intervals and hypothesis testing (z- and t-test, proportions), linear and median regression analysis, and two-variable summary statistic. Learn to practice responsible use of graphing technology. Engage in interesting real-world activities you can use immediately to motivate all students.
Learner OutcomesUpon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate proficiency in the use of the functionality of TI-83Plus and TI-84 Plus family of graphing calculators for teaching and learning Statistics.
- Create activities for the statistics classroom using the ideas, skills and strategies presented in this course.
- Create an instructional unit incorporating use of of TI-83Plus and TI-84 Plus family of graphing calculators.
- Design lesson plans that align with CCSS and NCTM Standards.