Today’s lesson is brought to you with special thanks to the OKC Thunder. I chose to use data for the OKC Thunder because they are Oklahoma’s only professional sports team. Oklahoma is just a little bit obsessed with them! UPDATE: I did this activity during the 2016-2017 school year, so my data is from …

# Quantitative Data

My Algebra 1 students are in the midst of our next-to-last unit of the year: data analysis. This is my first year of teaching Algebra 1 where my students do not have to take an end-of-instruction exam in Algebra 1. This means that I don’t have to rush through concepts in order to have enough …

I used this estimating 30 seconds data collection activity with my Algebra 1 students, and it turned out to be a ton of fun. How well can you estimate 30 seconds? This is the question I posed to my Algebra 1 students a couple of weeks ago as part of our unit on data analysis. …

I created this types of data displays foldable for my Algebra 1 students to review bar graphs, stem-and-leaf graphs, box-and-whisker plots, and circle graphs. My Algebra 1 classes recently started their last unit of the year: Data Analysis and Probability. They will take their end-of-instruction exam on April 11th, so the rush is on to …

One of my favorite graphs to use to practice SOCS in statistics is this Kentucky Derby Winning Times graph that I found in Stats: Modeling the World. To practice describing SOCS, I had my class look at this dotplot of the Kentucky Derby Winning Times between 1875 and 2008. We had quite the interesting discussion …