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Learning.blogs.nytimes. Amazing! 74 Infographics for Teacher-Librarians (L.A. Teachers Too!) Statistics Instructors. By Cynthia Brame, CFT Assistant Director Teaching Statistics Statistical analysis is a critical tool in many fields, and as such, it is taught in courses across many disciplines. This teaching guide provides an overview of techniques and strategies that have been shown to improve student learning in statistics courses. It also provides links to resources that can help teachers implement these techniques and strategies. Svetlana Tishkovskaya and Gillian Lancaster recently reviewed research on statistics education as well as web-based resources in the field (Tishkovskaya and Lancaster, 2012). Students learn best what they practice and perform on their own.Knowledge tends to be specific to the context in which it is learned.Learning is more efficient when students receive real-time feedback on errors.Learning involves integrating new knowledge with existing knowledge.Learning becomes less efficient as the mental load students must carry increases.

General resources offering a variety of tools. Useful Web Sites for Teachers. With so many web sites available, it is hard for teachers of statistics to select those that are most useful. The following is a compilation of information by members of the ASA/NCTM Joint Committee on the Curriculum in Statistics and Probability. You may wish to visit these sites and see which are appropriate for your teaching level. General Sites Statistics Education Web (STEW) is a free, online bank of peer-reviewed lesson plans for K-12 teachers of mathematics and science. Lesson plans showcase the use of statistical methods and ideas in science and mathematics based on the framework and levels in the Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Statistics Education (GAISE) Report: A Pre-K-12 Curriculum Framework (www.amstat.org/education/gaise) and Common Core State Standards.

Census at School - U.S. is a free international classroom project that engages students in grades 4 to 12 in statistical problemsolving using their own real data. Chance Project Data Sets U.S. Gapminder TuvaLabs. Teacher Resources - World of Statistics. Demand for statisticians and data analysts is expected to increase by 4.4 million jobs worldwide in the years ahead. To teach students basic statistics literacy and introduce them to careers in the profession, many organizations have devel­oped primary and secondary school statistics education programs and resources, most of which are free. Click the links below to view the resources available around the world.

Census at School Program Census at School is a free, web-based classroom project that engages primary and secondary school students in statistical problem solving using their own data. This international educational initiative, launched in 2000 in the United Kingdom by the Royal Statistical Society, has programs operating in several countries. Under the direction of their teacher, students anonymously complete an online survey consisting of 13 questions common to all children and several questions specific to their country.

Teacher Resources Statistics Education Videos. Against All Odds: Inside Statistics. LearnZillion. SOCR: Statistics Online Computational Resource. Probability and statistics EBook - Socr. From Socr SOCR Books: This is a General Statistics Curriculum E-Book, which includes Advanced-Placement (AP) materials. Preface This is an Internet-based probability and statistics E-Book. The materials, tools and demonstrations presented in this E-Book would be very useful for advanced-placement (AP) statistics educational curriculum. There are 4 novel features of this specific Statistics EBook. Format Follow the instructions in this page to expand, revise or improve the materials in this E-Book. Learning and Instructional Usage This section describes the means of traversing, searching, discovering and utilizing the SOCR Statistics EBook resources in both formal and informal learning setting.

Copyrights The Probability and Statistics EBook is a freely and openly accessible electronic book developed by SOCR and the general community. Chapter I: Introduction to Statistics The Nature of Data and Variation Uses and Abuses of Statistics Statistics is the science of variation, randomness and chance. Rossman/Chance Applet Collection. Statlets. Statistic Applets for Teaching Topics in Introductory Courses. Icon Archive - Search 502,979 free icons, desktop icons, download icons, social icons, xp icons, vista icons.

Data.gov. DataMarket - Find, Understand and Share Data — DataMarket. Data and Statistics. World Economic Outlook Databases (WEO) Updated Download time series data for GDP growth, inflation, unemployment, payments balances, exports, imports, external debt, capital flows, commodity prices. More International Financial Statistics (IFS) More IMF Statistics Data Provides comprehensive access to IFS, BOPS, DOTS, GFS and free access to a range of additional IMF datasets. Data Portal Principal Global Indicators (PGI) A website that brings together data for the major economies available from international agencies covering the financial, governmental, external, and real sectors, and provides links to data in web sites of international and national agencies. More Global Housing Watch A website that tracks developments in housing markets around the world. More Balance of Payments Statistics (BOPS) More Coordinated Direct Investment Survey (CDIS) Updated The CDIS collects data and metadata on inward and outward direct investment positions cross-classified by counterpart economy.

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