Education Technology

An Explosive Controversy-The Monte Hall Dilemma

Published on 10/17/2008

Activity Overview

Students are introduced to the Monte Hall Paradox and the storm of controversy it provoked when it appeared in the Ask Marilyn column of Parade Magazine. The letters and testimonials challenge students and generate animated classroom discussion.

Before the Activity

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During the Activity

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After the Activity

  • Review student results
  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary