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Mathematics of Game Shows

Tue, May 31, 2016 · 9:00 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 - Leigh Nataro
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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Global Math Department webinar platform hosts Mathematics of Game Shows
The Global Math Department began as a group of teachers who knew each other through Twitter, math education blogs and Twitter Math Camp. Since 2012 The Global Math Department community has grown into a multi-faceted group of math educators who love to share their ideas related to teaching and learning mathematics. We recognize that as educators we are charged with promoting equity and access within mathematics instruction. In addition, we believe it is crucial that teachers be provided with quality resources and ideas that they can use immediately with their students. Lively and friendly conversations in our weekly webinars encourage all participants to share and continue to grow as educators.
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