Bringing data into your science or social studies classroom can deepen and enrich your content teaching and provides students with the opportunity to develop data skills in authentic contexts. In this webinar, you will learn some simple and engaging classroom routines for integrating data into your content classroom.
This professional development activity/course is designed for:
- Adult education teachers at all levels of math ability and comfort
This 75 minute webinar will present strategies for integrating data into science and social studies classes in a meaningful way. You will be asked to participate as we collect and analyze data from the group! We will also look at some strategies and resources for making graphs and data more interactive. Lastly, we will review the statistical cycle and look at how strategic questions can get students thinking about the process behind understanding and using statistics.
NOTE: Priority seating is given to Massachusetts teachers from Department of Elementary and Secondary Education-funded programs. If you are a registrant from another state, you will be put on a waiting list. If space is available, we will contact you roughly a week before the event to confirm your registration.
Upon completion of this professional development activity/course, you will be able to:
- Collect student data to activate background knowledge and increase engagement
- Get the most out of graphs by making them interactive
- Push students to think about the process of doing statistics