Electronic Proceedings of the Seventeenth Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate MathematicsNew Orleans, Louisiana, October 2831, 2004Paper C011
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Stimulating Simulating with the TI83+: Lessons for Preservice Teachers From a Mathematics Course 
Jean McGivneyBurelle
Department of Mathematics
Millersville University
P.O. Box 1002
Millersville, PA 175510302
jmcgivneyburelle@millersville.edu

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This presentation will provide an overview of how the TI83+ can be used to investigate concepts in probability with preservice teachers. There will be a series of simulationbased problems presented along with a discussion of how the TI83+ can be used to allow students to construct empirical probability distributions.
Keyword(s): probability, TI83, simulation, teacher training