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Measures of Central Tendency Rap

This video on basic statistics provides a short rap to help students remember the meaning of range, and the measures of central tendency, namely, mean, median, and mode. Each word is given in a short rhyme that includes how to calculate the value.
Contributed by: Paul Devoto, Author
Math TopicNumber Sense, Basic Operations, Number Concepts, Mathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes, Data and Statistics
Grade Level3, 4, 5, 6+
Resource TypeInstructional Strategy, Video

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceEducator, Learner
    • LanguageEnglish (USA)
    • Education TopicTeaching strategies
    • Interdisciplinary ConnectionMusic
    • Professional DevelopmentNo
    • ContributorPaul Devoto, Author
    • Publication Date2010-11-20
    • RightsCopyright (c) 2012 YouTube, LLC
    • AccessFree access
  • Standards
    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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  • User Comments
    • 4
      Good Engagement for 4th or 5th grade
      By bethb on 07/16/2012 - 11:08
    • This is a great engagement video for 4th or 5ht graders. It gives catchy phrases set to music that will enable students to remember the steps to finding the measures of central tendency.