# Ch 2: Summarizing Data Lesson Plans

The Summazing Data chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach methods of finding meaning in data in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

## Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Summarizing Data chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

DayTopicsKey Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday The center in a data set
Mean, median and mode
How to calculate mean, median, mode and range;
Practice with mean, median, mode and range
Definition of center;
Definition of measures of central tendency;
How to calculate median, mode, range and mean;
Practice problems in calculating median, mode, range and mean
TuesdayVisual representations of a data set
Unimodal and bimodal distributions
How to use visual representations to describe the shape of a data set;
How to recognize unimodal and bimodal data, with examples
WednesdayMean and median
Maximums, minimums and outliers
How mean and median differ, when each is applicable;
How to find the maximum, minimum and outliers in a data set
Thursday Quartiles and the interquartile range
Percentiles in a data set
Standard deviation and shifts in the mean
Definition, how to find the interquartile range;
How to determine percentiles in a data set, with examples;
How to find the standard deviation
Friday Linear transformations
Population and sample variance
Ordering and ranking data
The effect of linear transformations on measures of center and spread;
How to find variance, how population and sample variance differ, with examples;
How to order and rank data, with examples

15 Lessons in Chapter 2: Summarizing Data Lesson Plans
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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