Tele-Prob: A Game of Chance and Creativity

Joshua Boutet

Timothy Au-Yeung

Dylan Smithers

Description of Pedagogical Tool:

This lesson aims to expose students to probability through a creative and entertaining way. Students will play a board game in either a cooperative or competitive manner that helps them learn and test their knowledge in probability and chance. It is designed as an intro game for a Grade 12 Data Management course or for a day to review when the teacher cannot teach a lesson on a given day. It is an excellent hook to get students interested in this unit and what the rest of the course has to offer.

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Resources Used:
(2009). Telestrations: The Telephone Game Sketched Out [board game]. United States of America, USAOPOLY, Inc.

Sources for Handout examples and definitions:

Probability - Math is Fun. (n.d.). Retrieved December 1, 2015, from https://www.mathisfun.com/data/probability.html

Rules of Probability. (n.d.). Retrieved December 1, 2015, from http://stattrek.com/probability/probability-rules.aspx