Educators, take advantage of our statistics educational games, PPTX and PDF presentation downloads and YouTube videos.

Games Teaching Statistics

Visit the Game Catalog AzTech: The Story Begins AzTech: The Story Begins The average number of students in Mr. Gonzalez’ classes has been going down. Where did they go? More importantly, will they be able to use their knowledge of math and history to make it back? Plays on the web and on iPad. AzTech: Meet the Maya AzTech: Meet the Maya Mr. Gonzalez told you not to touch that book! Now, you’re in the Mayan jungle. Use your knowledge of statistics and history to survive. AzTech: Meet the Maya can be played in English or as a bilingual English/Spanish experience.  Forgotten Trail Forgotten Trail Follow two teenagers who apply their knowledge of fractions, decimals, measurement and statistics to retrace the Ojibwe migration through the U.S. and Canada.

Census 2020

Census 2020 Lessons – Here’s a grab-and-go list of curated census lessons for K-8. Some have free, accessible online tools from the Census.gov site!

Videos on Statistics

Bar Graphs

Reading a Pictograph Video: Reading a PictographPictographs are a fun, easy introduction to graphs. This video shows how to use a pictograph to answer questions, like how students get to school. Answering Questions with Bar Charts Video: Answering Questions with Bar Charts – Dr. Longie uses bar charts to track the buffaloes and keep Mean Mena from getting him fired. Mayan Trading Video: Mayan Trading – Learning about distributions using bar graphs with examples from Mayan trading. BONUS : Watch it in Spanish – El comercio Maya Why Did the Maya Hunt Video: Why Did the Maya Hunt? – What’s an X axis? What’s a Y axis? Another example of using bar graphs, explaining Mayan hunting practices. BONUS: Watch it in Spanish ¿Por qué cazaban animales los Maya?

Central Tendency Measures

Finding the Average Video: Finding the Average – What is the mean? Can you sing the formula for it? Neither can our president but that didn’t stop her from trying. BONUS: Watch it in Spanish – extra bonus, no singing. Encontrando el Promedio.

Distribution and Variability

Explaining Distributions and Variability Video: Explaining Distributions and Variability – How can knowledge of distributions save you from angry, spear-wielding villagers? Watch this video from the AzTech series to find out. BONUS : Available in Spanish.

PowerPoint Presentations on Statistics

Pictographs

Reading a Pictograph – PDF, PPT, Bilingual in English & Spanish Reading a Pictograph – This presentation answers how to use a pictograph to answer questions. As an example, what kind of transportation do students use to get to school? PDF: Reading a Pictograph PPTX in SPANISH: Leer un pictograma   PDF in SPANISH: Leer un pictograma

Bar Graphs

Understanding Bar Graphs – PDF, PPT Understanding Bar Graphs – How do you read a bar graph? An example using a problem from the game, AzTech: Meet the Maya. Don’t have PowerPoint? Download PDF Mayan Hunting to Teach Bar Graphs – PDF, PPT, Bilingual in English & Spanish Mayan Hunting to Teach Bar Graphs – Using bar graphs to solve problems. PPTX in SPANISH: Por qué cazaban animales los maya PDF: Mayan hunting PDF in SPANISH: Por qué cazaban animales los maya

Central Tendency Measures

Finding the Average – PDF, PPT, Bilingual in English & Spanish Finding the Average – Short, simple explanation and an example of finding the average. Download PDF PPTX in SPANISH: Cómo encontrar el Promedio PDF in SPANISH:  Cómo encontrar el Promedio Median – PDF, PPT, Bilingual in English & Spanish Median -What’s a median and how do I find one? Download PDF PPTX in SPANISH: Mediana es el número que está en el medio PDF in SPANISH: Mediana es el numero que esta en el medio

Distributions

Distributions – PDF, PPT, Bilingual in English & Spanish Introducing Distributions – How can a confusion in the distribution of different trading items lead to angry villagers throwing a spear at you? Here is an example of distributions from AzTech: Meet the Maya. PDF PowerPoint: Download PPTX in SPANISH: Introducción a las distribuciones PDF in SPANISH: Introducción a las distribuciones

Proportions and Statistics – Graphs

Proportions and Statistics with Graphs – PDF Proportions and statistics with graphs – This graph activity takes about 10-15 minutes. All it needs are cards. Graph Enhancement Activity PDF

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