I created this mean, median, mode, and range challenge activity back when I was teaching Algebra 1. The activity is an adaptation of a set of questions created by the late Don Steward. Students are placed in small groups which must work through as many of the different challenges as possible. Each time a group …

# Mean

The activity I’m about to share isn’t super fancy or complex, but my students absolutely loved it. I had planned two activities for our 50 minute class period in Algebra 1 on reviewing measures of central tendency: this activity and another. We did this activity first, and my students did not want to move on …

Check out this Always Sometimes Never Activity for Mean, Median, Mode, & Range. This was the perfect way to review the measures of central tendency with my Algebra 1 students. I used this activity as a last-minute review before our quiz over finding measures of central tendency. I gave students this set of 11 …

Recently, I’ve been trying to find a way to organize many of the amazing resources I’ve found online so I can use them more easily in the future. Don Steward’s blog is an absolute treasure trove of activities and interesting problems for any mathematics classroom. A few weeks ago, I went through every single …