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Adventures in Teaching Statistics
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Total Amount of Skittles: Fixed or Variable?
Today, I read a great post from Dan Meyer talking about a 3-Act lesson he did in an elementary school having students estimate the total number of Skittles in a jar. A statement he made got me thinking about the variability or fixed nature of the total. Her...

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A Truckload of Oranges?
Can someone please explain to me WTH "The Orange" question (#26) from the January 2017 Common Core Algebra II was asking? This question is... just, wow. Where do I even begin? "An orange-juice processing plant receives a truckload of oranges. The quality co...

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Keep Calm...
Now more than ever...

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MfA Fall Function: Why I Stay
A few weeks ago, I had the honor of being asked to be the teacher keynote speaker at the 10th Annual MƒA Fall Function. Early in writing my speech it became clear that my speech should be about me, about the positive impact MƒA has had on my teaching career...

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Thanks to the... Election, Statistics is Cool Again
Way back in 2012, Ellie Terry Vierling and I presented "Thanks to the 2012 Election, Statistics is Cool Again" at the inaugural MƒA MT 2 : Master Teachers on Teaching. Ellie and I looked at statistically modeling issues related to the election and cowrote a...

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Teaching Ideas to Prepare Your Students for the AP Stats Exam
Did you miss the Global Math Department webinar Bob Lochel, Doug Tyson, and I did a couple of weeks ago? Fear not, you can watch the archived video. Teaching Ideas to Prepare Your Students for the AP Stats Exam specifically outlined questions #1, #5, and #6...

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The Joy of Stats
Hans Rosling has a bit of a cult following. In 2010, he aired an hour-long program on BBC, The Joy of Stats , and it has been one of my favorite statistics videos. I like to have my AP Stats students watch this video at the beginning of the year to help the...

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U.S. Census Bureau: Statistics in Schools
The U.S. Census Bureau unveiled its newly updated Statistics in Schools program for K-12 teachers and students earlier this month. Using current and historical data, the Census Bureau program provides teachers the tools to help students understand statistic...

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Statistics Education & Social Justice
In August, I facilitated and attended a planning day with some fellow AP Statistics teachers at Math for America in NYC. We meet regularly throughout the year but we decided that the end of September was too long to wait to fully prepare for our year. Over ...
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