Tag: statistics

Sources of Data

This week I’m planning to identify some sources of data for you to use during your teaching of statistics, data literacy, etc.  I’m convinced that using real data, whether collected in a survey by our students or downloaded from sources easily found on the web, engage students in ways in which many textbook problems do … Continue reading Sources of Data

Dynamic Statistics

I’d like to use my blog post this month to introduce CODAP and TUVA; more about them below. As a math educator I’ve often considered the challenges of teaching statistics.  Simply said, should we stress understanding statistics by examining relatively small data sets, calculating basic statistics (e.g. mean, median, mode, standard deviation, etc.), and examining … Continue reading Dynamic Statistics