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Meeting Within a Meeting (MWM)
Statistics Workshop for Mathematics and Science Teachers
Sponsored by the American Statistical Association (ASA)
|Dates:||Tuesday, August 11 and Wednesday, August 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.|
|Place:||Seattle, Washington, Washington State Convention Center or nearby hotel (workshop meeting room location will be provided in follow up communication)|
|Audience:||Middle and High School Mathematics and Science Teachers. Teams from the same school are especially encouraged to attend. Note: Experienced AP statistics teachers should register for the Beyond AP Statistics (BAPS) workshop. See www.amstat.org/education/baps for more information.|
|Objectives:||Support teaching of statistics within the Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards through conceptual understanding, active learning, real-world data applications, and appropriate use of technology.|
|Content:||Teachers will explore problems that require them to formulate questions, collect, organize, analyze, and draw conclusions from data and apply basic concepts of probability. The MWM program will include examining what students can be expected to do at the most basic level of understanding and what can be expected of them as their skills develop and their experience broadens. Participants will explore informal and formal formative assessments. Content is consistent with Common Core State Standard, GAISE recommendations, and Next Generation Science Standards.|
|Presenters:||Prominent statistics educators|
Middle school and high school statistics sessions
One-day pass to attend activities at JSM (statistics education sessions, poster sessions, JSM exhibit hall)
Activity-based sessions, including a focus on assessment and lesson plan development
Complimentary one-day pass to attend the Joint Statistical Meetings
Certificate of participation from the ASA certifying professional development hours
Optional graduate credit available
|Cost:||The course fee for the two days is $50. Please note: Course attendees do not need to register for the Joint Statistical Meetings* to participate in this workshop.|
Follow-up activities and webinars
Network with statisticians and teachers to organize learning communities
|Registration:||More information and online registration will be available soon. Space is limited. If interested in attending, please plan to register as soon as possible.|
|Contact:||Rebecca Nichols, email@example.com; (703) 684-1221, Ext. 1877|
*The Joint Statistical Meetings are the largest annual gathering of statisticians, where thousands from around the world meet to share advances in statistical knowledge. The JSM activities include statistics education sessions, posters sessions, and the exhibit hall.
The primary goal of the MWM program in 2015 is to provide an opportunity for middle and high school teachers who teach mathematics and science courses to discuss and apply the data analysis and statistical concepts embodied in the Common Core Standards for Mathematics and in the Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Statistics Education (GAISE) Pre-K-12 Curriculum Framework endorsed by the American Statistical Association. Teachers will explore problems that require them to formulate statistical questions, collect, organize, analyze, and draw conclusions from data and apply basic concepts of probability. The MWM program will include examining what students can be expected to do at the most basic level of understanding data analysis and what can be expected of them as their skills develop and experience broadens.
Program Chair: Katherine T. Halvorsen, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Smith College
The MWM program will be posted soon.
MWM 2015 Workshop Registration:
- Registrations will be accepted until the course fills, but should arrive no later than July 20, 2015. Space is limited. If interested in attending, please register as soon as possible.
- The MWM registration process will include a brief survey used by the MWM organizers to hone the MWM program followed by the payment portion of the registration process.
- The MWM workshop fee is $50.
- For more information, contact Rebecca@amstat.org.
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2009 Meeting Within a Meeting Workshop
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2008 Meeting Within a Meeting Workshop
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2007 Meeting Within a Meeting Workshop
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