Statistics for Mathematics and Science Teachers – Stage 6

Overview

Statistical Analysis involves the collection, display, analysis and interpretation of data to identify and communicate key information.

During this course participants will:

  • conduct experiments to collect first hand data.
  • review basic statistical descriptions
  • analyse first-hand and secondary datasets with Excel
  • visually represent data in graphical form using Excel
  • analyse normal distributions
  • analyse bivariate data sets
  • develop engaging teaching activities
  • explore the links between the Mathematics Standard 2 syllabus and the Extension Science syllabus
  • explore the assessment of statistics in Stand 2 Mathematics and Extension Science
  • share the language of statistics between Mathematics and science teachers

Accreditation

Completing a Statistics for Mathematics and Science Teacher - Stage 6 course will contribute 5 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing: 2.1.2,  5.1.2, 6.3.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Target Participants

Stage 6 Science teachers

Stage 6 Mathematics teachers

Other interested Science and mathematics teachers

Delivery

Blended delivery: Presenters will deliver live to the participants.

An online component will facilitate the collaboration participants and the sharing of resources.

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