SAMPLE LESSON PLANS TO HELP TEACH THE NEW COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS

 
 

  

Integrate InspireData® Into Your Curriculum

We understand schools are looking for resources to help teach the new standards, with that in mind, we have built this series of lesson plans which integrate the visual thinking and learning tools in InspireData® and are aligned with the Common Core State Standards.

Mathematics Lesson Plans

Science Lesson Plans

Social Studies Lesson Plans

Teacher-School Data Analysis Lesson Plans

 

Mathematics Lesson Plans

Analyzing the Effects of Outliers on Mean and Median

Develop an understanding of the concepts of mean and median and see how outliers can impact central tendency.

 

Investigating Percent and Angles with Pie Plots

Helping students use pie plots to collect, represent and measure data.

 

Pi Project

Deriving Pi from the objects around us.

 

Conducting Original Research Projects

Develop an understanding of the basics of choosing a sample from a larger population and learn the concepts of representation, randomness, and bias in statistical sampling.

 

Exploring Energy, Correlation, and Line of Best Fit

Use InspireData® to draw conclusions based on data presented in tables and plots and analyze relationships between fields of data.

 

Using Box Plots to Investigate Data

Learn to create and use box plots and build data literacy skills by using statistics, interpreting results and drawing conclusions.

 

Investigating Endangered Species Over Time

Build data literacy skills by comparing numbers of endangered species over time using dynamic, visual plots.

 

Investigating Women’s Political Advances

Use InspireData® to learn to apply a line of best fit and analyze the relationship between plots and their correlation coefficients.

 

Comparing the Largest and Smallest Countries

Use tables and plots to better understand statistics, such as population density, net migration rate and GDP per capita.

 

Science Lesson Plans

Experimenting with Pendulums

Use InspireData® to experiment with pendulums and draw conclusions based on the analysis of the results.

 

Classifying Flowering Plants

Classify and record measurement data and develop a basic understanding of the Linnaean classification system.
 

Investigating Endangered Species Over Time

Develop an understanding of factors that affect the diversity of organisms, including human activity.

 

Comparing the Dangers of Hurricanes

Use InspireData® to develop an understanding of the factors and forces that influence hurricane development and strength.

 

Correlating Exercise and Heart Rate

Investigate the correlation between performance of the cardiovascular system, exercise, and other lifestyle choices.

 

Exploring Sun-Earth Connections

Investigating the relationship between the sun and earth.

 

Analyzing the Effect of Outliers on Mean and Median

Develop an understanding of how outliers can impact central tendency, and the importance of that concept in real-world situations.

 

Pi Project

Deriving Pi from the projects around us.

 

Conducting Original Research Projects

Use InspireData® to develop an understanding of the basics of choosing a sample from a larger population and learn the concepts of representation, randomness, and bias in statistical sampling

 

The Economics of Credit Cards

Learn to understand the economics of using credit and the concepts of simple and compound interest.

 

Social Studies Lesson Plans

Investigating Women’s Political Advances

Analyze relationships between fields of data including women’s current and historical participation in government and elections.

 

Voting on a Class Project or Issue

Develop a better understanding of civic life, the importance of voting, and democrary.

 

Comparing Civilizations

Conduct research and analyze data to better understand a past civilization with the aid of dynamic, visual plots.

 

Comparing the Largest and Smallest Countries

Use tables and plots to better understand statistics, such as population density, net migration rate and GDP per capita.

 

Analyzing Population Changes and Migration Flows

Use InspireData® to conduct historical and geographic research to better understand observed trends.

 

The Economics of Credit Cards

Learn to understand the economics of using credit and the concepts of simple and compound interest.

 

Analyzing the Effects of Outliers on Mean and Median

Develop an understanding of the concepts of mean and median and see how outliers can impact central tendency.

 

Conducting Original Research Projects

Develop an understanding of the basics of choosing a sample from a larger population and learn the concepts of representation, randomness, and bias in statistical sampling.

 

Exploring Energy, Correlation, and Line of Best Fit

Use InspireData® to draw conclusions based on data presented in tables and plots and analyze relationships between fields of data.

 

Teacher-School Data Analysis

Teacher Data Management and Analysis

Learn techniques to better track and analyze levels of student achievement and other variables that might be impacting the learning.

 

Evaluating Student Achievement Across Schools or Classrooms

Use InspireData® to learn techniques to better track and analyze levels of student achievement across multiple schools and/or classrooms.