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# 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

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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

## 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

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## 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

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## 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

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