Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Skiing or Boarding? - Section 4: Creating Representations of Our Data


After the group discussion and modeling of making a representation, I decided to a let the kids choose whether they worked but themselves or in a group.  This allowed those who wanted to go with their own idea to have the independence on the task and allowed those who will still a little uncertain to work with a peer.

When I offered this choice, I was surprised by the amount of students who were excited to work on their own.

  Working On Their Own or With a Partner
  Developing a Conceptual Understanding: Working On Their Own or With a Partner
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Skiing or Boarding?

Unit 7: Data and Analysis
Lesson 1 of 8

Objective: SWBAT record answers to a survey question. SWBAT make a representation to communicate the results of a survey. SWBAT use equations to show that the sum of responses in each category equals the total number of responses collected.

Big Idea: Next week marks the start of our Skiing and Snowboarding program at the Waitsfield School. Today the students will find out what each classmate would prefer to do.

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