Shirley Alt

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Seeing and Describing the Predictable Pattern: The Central Limit Theorem part of CAUSE Teaching Methods:Testing Conjectures:Examples
This activity helps students develop a better understanding and stronger reasoning skills about the Central Limit Theorem and normal distributions. Key words: Sample, Normal Distribution, Model, Distribution, Variability, Central Limit Theorem (CLT)

Reasoning About Center and Spread: How do Students Spend Their Time? part of CAUSE Teaching Methods:Testing Conjectures:Examples
This activity helps students develop better understanding and stronger reasoning skills about distributions in terms of center and spread. Key words: center, spread, distribution

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Making and Testing Conjectures part of CAUSE Teaching Methods:Testing Conjectures
Compiled by Shirley J. Alt at The University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Having students make and test conjectures is an effective way of engaging them in learning and helping them develop their reasoning ...