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Data Analysis Syllabus - Class 1 & 2

A. Introduction to InterMath

  1. Goals
  2. Components of workshop and continued professional development
  3. Components of InterMath website (Investigations, Dictionary, Discussion Board, etc.)
  4. InterMath Investigations Data Analysis Clusters for extra practice
  5. Examples of what previous participants have done
  6. Discuss online portfolio
  7. Discuss the components and structure of a write-up (including extensions).

B. Introduction to Technology

  1. Web Page Development
  2. Uploading process
  3. Spreadsheet Program
  4. Activities to reinforce spreadsheet use for supporting the exploration of probabilities

C. Introduce Idea of Representations

  1. Importance and role of representations in problem-solving
  2. Work through an investigation focused on real-world representation of probability

D. Allow participants time to work on representation investigation, spreadsheet skills, and/or other topic covered in class

E. Technological support with web page uploading and the use of spreadsheets.

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