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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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“Statistics, Sports, and School,” Part 2: It’s a Go!…Now what ?

Earlier this year I posted about a new course proposal entitled “Stats, Sports, and School.”   My proposal was accepted!   This means that I will be preparing for this course until it launches August 2013.   Now the Hard Work … 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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PCMI 2012: Experiments with our Data Group

This will be my seventh and final year with the Secondary School Teachers’ Program (SSTP) at the Park City Mathematics Institute. It has been the most transformative and influential professional development experience of my career. I was a participant for three … Continue reading

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Responses to the Plinko Applet “From Cool to Useful #1:”

Thanks for the responses to my previous blog post, where responses can be read.   I was  surprised at the diversity  of responses and ideas with the Plinko applet.  I also appreciated the feedback from others who suggested ways that this … Continue reading

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From Cool to Helpful, #1: The Plinko Applet

So I have been reading some of  Dan Meyer‘s  series of “What can you do with this”   posts.  Cool Stuff, to be sure. My efforts will be less ambitious, but still helpful, I hope.  If you don’t live under … Continue reading

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Dear Santa: I want great online data software.

As the final days of the summer wind down for me,   I am starting the “prep time”  that all teachers go through before classes start. I get very ambitious and idealistic, and try to stay that way for as … Continue reading

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