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Mathematics of Game Shows

May 31, 2016 at 09:00:00 PM · Eastern Time (US & Canada) 1049 views
About This Webinar

How does the banker come up with offers on Deal or No Deal? Where should you drop Plinko chips to win the most money? These questions lead to topics in probability and statistics. Bowen Kerins examines game shows from two perspectives: those who play the games, and those who design the games.

Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Webinar ID: 934f58a14808
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter GMD Host Coordinator
I am a mother, wife and high school math teacher. I currently teach at Moravian Academy in Bethlehem, PA and my favorite class to teach is AP Statistics! This is my 23rd year of teaching. @mathteacher24 is my twitter handle. I have several tech related videos for stat and TI-NSpire at www.youtube.com/mathteacher24 and I am blog sometimes at mathteacher24.blogspot.com. I also enjoy playing the violin, reading and doing crazy workouts from Beachbody (P90X/Insanity/TurboFire).
Webinar hosting presenter Bowen Kerins
Bowen is a mathematics curriculum writer. He is a lead author of CME Project, a high school curriculum focused on mathematical habits of mind. Bowen is currently working on Illustrative Mathematics' Grades 6-8 curriculum, to be published for free by the K-12 OER Collaborative in 2017. Bowen leads professional development nationally, primarily on how math content can be taught with a focus on higher-level goals. Bowen is also a champion pinball player and once won $1,000 for knowing the number of degrees in a right angle.
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