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Top Drawer: Categorical and Numerical Data

An inspiring resource for learning numeracy

Discover the difference between categorical and numerical data

Numeracy Focus: Exploring chance and data

This task guides students through a series of questions about different types of data and assists them to discover the difference between categorical and numerical data.

The task requires students to choose different ways of displaying data and poses prompting questions for students to answer about their decisions.

Stage: Level 9 to 10

This resource supports:

Proficiency

  • Understanding
  • Fluency

HITS

  • Metacognitive strategies

Cross-curricular

  • NA

Audience

  • Teachers

Teaching and Learning Cycle:

  • Assess
  • Plan

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Reflective Prompt

Describe an activity you have used that helps students to gain control over their numeracy learning?

Reflective Prompt

Describe an activity you have used that helps students to gain control over their numeracy learning?

Proficiency Reflective Prompt

How would you use this resource in your context to promote children and young people’s understanding?

Proficiency Reflective Prompt

How would you use this resource in your context to promote children and young people’s understanding?

Attention Global2 users: Department-funding for Global2 is being discontinued.

The Department of Education and Training will not be funding the use of Global2 past the end of the current contract on 31st of December 2020.

Please refer to FUSE for further details on the discontinuation of funding and transition options available for schools.