3C: What's Going On In This Graph?: Free New York Times/ASA feature


With Sharon Hessney (ASA/New York Times)


Abstract

Build "graph" literacy in math, science, and humanities with free, online "What's Go On In this Graph?". Weekly, NY Times and ASA feature offers a timely graph that students can see themselves in. We ask "What do you notice?", "What do you wonder?" and "How does this affect you and your community?" Students reply online with teachers moderating. Stat Nuggets explain statistics. Teacher and student support is concise and consistent. There's always a surprise in the graph. Guaranteed that students will be thinking about the graph after they this activity.