# Ch 52: NES Middle Grades Math: Data Collection

Bolster your understanding of the principles and potential biases involved in collecting data for statistical analyses in these videos. Practice answering questions like you'll find in the NES Middle Grades Mathematics exam by taking the self-assessments.

## NES Middle Grades Math: Data Collection - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you will get ready for the National Evaluation Series (NES) Middle Grades Mathematics exam by reviewing some basic practices for collecting data before evaluating it statistically. The lessons are focused on the material you are likely to be tested on during the exam, delivered in bite-sized chunks to help you fit your studies into your schedule. The content of these videos discusses:

• Methods and types of survey research
• Observational and field research
• Observational studies and experiments
• Confounding variables
• Bias in statistics, surveys, and polls

Each lesson is centered on a fun and interesting video that contains expert instruction on, and real-world applications of, each data collection concept. The lesson is then reinforced with a brief quiz, a worksheet with links back to related content in the videos, and a chapter test to make sure everything sank in. Be sure to return to trouble areas in the content using the navigation sidebar and video tags, which will get you right to the specific material you need to review.

### NES Middle Grades Math: Data Collection Chapter Objectives

The NES Middle Grades Math exam is entirely computer-based and multiple-choice. It has 150 questions, which you will have 4 hours and 15 minutes to complete. This material falls within the Statistics, Probability, and Discrete Mathematics content domain (25% of the test), particularly objective 0010. To pass the test, you must achieve the national benchmark score of 220.

Registration is generally completed through the NES website, though the state in which you are seeking licensure may have different registration requirements so check their website as well before registering. Score reports are delivered in about two weeks, but you can receive your scaled score immediately following the exam at the testing center.

7 Lessons in Chapter 52: NES Middle Grades Math: Data Collection
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