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## Prepping for the 2013 AP Stats test: common student errors, Part 2

Ok: two more questions to break down. Question 3:The goal of this question was to identify the correct methods to compute different probabilities in a situation. Students need to select the correct probability model for computing probabilities: a normal … Continue reading

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## Afterthoughts: MIT’s Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

Well, that was an eventful two days at the 2013 MIT SSAC. I blogged about this repeatedly in previous posts. As a teacher of statistics, what lessons will I take home from this event? Where do I go from here? Take … Continue reading

## My Goal this year: Making homework work for seniors.

This year, I will teach two sections of AP Statistics, as I have since 1997. I feel confident in providing good activities for kids, setting appropriate standards for the students I teach, modeling the kind of writing/ reading/ thinking … Continue reading

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## PCMI: what is it all about?

You may be hearing a lot about PCMI from me and other bloggers. What is PCMI? The Secondary School Teachers program at PCMI is the deepest, most transformative professional development experience I’ve ever seen for math teachers. Seriously. Imagine 3 weeks … Continue reading

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## August 1: My reflections on Orlando’s NCTM Institute on Reasoning/Sense Making.

Correction: I referred to Lisa Henry as Lisa Meyer in an earlier version of this post. My error, and apologies to Lisa! This is a long post: hopefully future ones will be briefer! I just returned from Orlando FL, … Continue reading

## Hello world!

Hi Blogosphere! I have finally been persuaded to start a weblog regarding my thoughts and reactions to things I encounter as a teacher and working with other math teachers. And other stuff too. I teach statistics and math at a … Continue reading