Date of Award

Spring 3-12-2019

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science in Education (MSEd)

Department

Education and Human Development

First Advisor

Dr. Carol Wade

Abstract

This curriculum project offers a complete Statistics unit plan designed for Algebra 1 students. The unit plan consists of twelve statistics lessons, three of which include student-led data collection and analysis projects. Each lesson is designed to incorporate student-generated data to improve student engagement during the lessons and promote conceptual understanding of data sets and data representations. The lessons were originally designed to fit within single 90-minute instruction blocks, except for the three student-led projects which may take more than one 90-minute block to complete. The lessons were developed to align with the New York State Algebra 1 Common Core Learning Standards, which includes a unit of statistics.

Comments

Charles DiNottia Edits for 5/16/2019

On 5/16/2019, edits were made to this this on the last page – page 136. As requested, the Appendix was updated to include a “Key Information for Teachers” section for the last lesson, Lesson 12. No additional citations were required. The thesis should now be ready for publication.

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