Monthly Archives: December 2013

Creating A Survey

Today we are learning how to create a survey. To create a survey we have to ask a question that we would like to collect data for. When creating a survey question we have to ask three things:

1. Is the question useful?

2. Who is the question useful to?

3. Is the question ethical?

Look at my survey question and answer the above three questions in your groups so that we may have a class discussion.


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Data Management

We will be spending most of our time in class up until the Christmas Break working on the following learning goals:

We are learning…

  • how to create survey questions
  • how to collect data
  • how to graph data
  • how to use central tendency (mean, median and mode) to analyze our data
  • how to communicate our mathematical thinking

My question today is, what is the main use of the internet for grade 7 students? What question are you interested in collecting data for?

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Girls Iron Chess

Girls Iron Chess has begun! Any grade 6, 7, 8 girls interested in playing should come to room 9 on day 1 at first nutrition break. Bring your snacks.


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Help Molly Out!

My friend Molly in St. Catharines sent me this problem. It is very similar to Pascal’s Triangle. If you can solve the problem please send me a screencast link to help her out.


Here’s Steven T’s thoughts on your triangle pattern Molly. Thanks for helping Steven!

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