### Archives

- April 2019
- July 2017
- May 2017
- April 2017
- February 2017
- January 2017
- May 2016
- September 2015
- May 2015
- May 2014
- March 2014
- February 2014
- September 2013
- July 2013
- May 2013
- March 2013
- February 2013
- December 2012
- November 2012
- October 2012
- August 2012
- July 2012
- May 2012
- October 2011
- September 2011
- August 2011
- July 2011

### Blogroll

### Resources

### My Twitter : roughlynormal

- RT @benorlin: I was recently called upon to illustrate the idea of "categorical data." This is what I came up with. I have 97 follow-up q… 4 days ago
- @howie_hua Yep! I agree 4 days ago
- RT @Gelada: Maths and Art are both amazing tools to study and challenge the world. I will be talking at the @UarkHonors Mic lecture next we… 6 days ago
- @ilana_horn Most anxieties and fears can be lessened greatly with a high-quality face scrub and hyaluronic acid. 6 days ago
- @ilana_horn Totally silly and ridiculous. I love it. https://t.co/CintxrwzgE 6 days ago

- Anders Ericsson
- AP
- AP Statistics
- AP Statistics exam
- AP Statistics Free response questions
- assessment
- assessment for learning
- balls and strikes
- baseball
- common-core
- Data
- David Daniels
- David Epstein
- designing
- elite performance
- experiments
- Fathom
- formative assessment
- Free Response questions
- homework
- Hot Hand
- independent research
- Malcolm Gladwell
- Michael Lewis
- Nate Silver
- NBA
- NCTM
- new-york-times
- PCMI
- probability
- professional development
- projects
- questions
- research
- research project
- responses
- sabermetrics
- Sloan Sports Analytics Conference
- sports
- sports analytics
- SSAC
- Stanford University
- statistics
- students
- studies
- teaching
- technology
- uncategorized
- workshops

# Tag Archives: formative assessment

## Statistics, Sports and School (SSS): “The Choke”

It’s time for the designing process for “SSS” to begin. I’ve been both excited and scared to start constructing a course in “sports research” since it got approved about six months ago. Since then, I’ve been attending conferences on undergraduate … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized
Tagged Data, formative assessment, independent research, questions, sports, sports analytics, statistics, students, teaching, technology
Leave a comment

## 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

Posted in Uncategorized
Tagged AP, assessment for learning, formative assessment, questions, students
Leave a comment

## 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

## November 12: A day in the Life of a math/stats teacher

The following stream-of-consciousness account is part of the “A Day on the Life of a Math Educator” blogging initiative. Names have been changed to protect the innocent. 5:47 am: I’m up! I have a lot to do today. I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized
Tagged formative assessment, homework, questions, students, teaching
2 Comments

## Stats, Gangnam Style: YouTube, Assessment, Surprises

My school year is well underway ! I’m teaching three sections of AP Statistics, two sections of Precalculus, and working on a new sports research course “Sports, Stats, and School.” With nearly 50 students in AP Statistics, I’m finding it … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized
Tagged AP Statistics, assessment, Data, formative assessment, students, technology
Leave a comment

## Sept 26th: Why I’m not posting

Hey Blogosphere, I haven’t posted in a while. The first few weeks are in full swing, and that’s been my top priority. As much as I love the feedback and sharing that occurs from posting, I haven’t Why? … 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

Posted in Uncategorized
Tagged AP, assessment for learning, formative assessment, homework, statistics
12 Comments

## 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

Posted in Uncategorized
Tagged assessment for learning, common-core, formative assessment, PCMI, workshops
1 Comment