MATH 7523 Paper
This semester you will write a paper on a topic that is
related to probability and/or the teaching of probability.
The paper will be evaluated on content, form, grammar, and
spelling and should represent a sustained effort on the part of the student.
The following guidelines should be adhered to in preparing
of paper: at least 5 and at most 8 typed, double-spaced pages (this does
not include title page or reference pages)
12-point – Times New Roman or Arial
You may select your own topic or you may choose a topic from the
should probability be taught in the elementary/middle grades classroom?
probabilistic thinking in the elementary/middle grades
in your world
of your topic your paper should include implications for the classroom.
you should have at least 3 different references. References should be cited using a style
with which you are familiar. A
variety of references should be used.
That is to say, they should not all come from the internet!
Keep the following time frame in mind:
your topic for approval by June 22nd (5 points)
the outline for your paper along with a list of key references by July 6th
a rough draft for peer review by July 20th (5 points)
the final draft with project by July 27th (35 points)