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Are you a teacher, professor, or student? Young people across America are learning about Data.gov and we want you to be part of getting data into the classroom. See what teachers are doing, share a lesson plan, showcase an app. Learn what’s going on in classrooms today! As the Web of linked documents evolves to include the Web of linked data, we’re working to maximize the potential of Semantic Web technologies to realize the promise of Linked Open Government Data. We and our collaborators at the Tetherless World Constellation at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are helping to lead the way in this exciting area!

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Welcome to the Suda On Line (SOL) The Suda on Line For Attic phrase in Plato let them seek, I poach in Suidas for unlicens'd Greek. ― Alexander Pope, The Dunciad 4.227-8 Pope’s ‘Suidas’ is not a man but a work, The Suda (or Stronghold): a massive 10th century Byzantine Greek historical encyclopedia of the ancient Mediterranean world, covering the whole of Greek and Roman antiquity and also including Biblical and Christian material. Preserved in several medieval manuscripts, it has been edited and published several times since the end of the 14th century in traditional hard-copy scholarly editions, most recently that of Ada Adler (Teubner, 5 volumes: 1928-1938, reprinted 1971). The Suda On Line (SOL) project, begun in 1998 as part of the Stoa Consortium, opens up this stronghold of information by means of a freely accessible, keyword-searchable database, with English translations, notes, bibliography, and links to other electronic resources. A fuller history of the project may be found here .

The World Factbook The Office of Public Affairs (OPA) is the single point of contact for all inquiries about the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). We read every letter, fax, or e-mail we receive, and we will convey your comments to CIA officials outside OPA as appropriate. However, with limited staff and resources, we simply cannot respond to all who write to us. Contact Information Submit questions or comments online Society for Classical Studies The idiosyncratic Greek encyclopedia from the 10th century CE known as “The Suda” (from the Greek word souda, meaning “fortress” or “stronghold”) is filled with fascinating assertions, cultural minutiae, and enough gossip for a lifetime of anecdotes. Suda On Line (SOL) is the first and only translation of the entire Suda into a modern language, and it presents in some ways a model for digital scholarship, even twenty years after its inception. A team of seven managing editors, seventy-five editors, and over 125 contributing translators created it (a history of the project is available here). SOL is open to contributions from users; each entry is marked with a history of who translated it, who provided comments, and what, if any, editorial interventions were performed later. Anyone able to translate Greek may apply to be an editor, “regardless of formal credentials and specialization.” A typical entry, with headword, translation, notes, keyword tags, and attribution information.

Mapping Stereotypes Atlas of Prejudice: The Complete Stereotype Map Collection Get your copy on: Amazon US / Amazon UK / Amazon DE / Amazon FR / Amazon IT / Amazon ES / Amazon Canada / Amazon Japan / Amazon India / Amazon Brazil 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.

Questionnaire design Perhaps the most important part of the survey process is the creation of questions that accurately measure the opinions, experiences and behaviors of the public. Accurate random sampling and high response rates will be wasted if the information gathered is built on a shaky foundation of ambiguous or biased questions. Creating good measures involves both writing good questions and organizing them to form the questionnaire. Questionnaire design is a multistage process that requires attention to many details at once. Designing the questionnaire is complicated because surveys can ask about topics in varying degrees of detail, questions can be asked in different ways, and questions asked earlier in a survey may influence how people respond to later questions. Researchers also are often interested in measuring change over time and therefore must be attentive to how opinions or behaviors have been measured in prior surveys.

Lines of Spines If you ask Google Images what a library is, you’ll get a very clear answer: books on shelves in a column-faced building. Like Google, most of us think of the library as a storehouse for books. We can be forgiven for thinking so. Rising Seas - Interactive: If All The Ice Melted Explore the world’s new coastlines if sea level rises 216 feet. The maps here show the world as it is now, with only one difference: All the ice on land has melted and drained into the sea, raising it 216 feet and creating new shorelines for our continents and inland seas. There are more than five million cubic miles of ice on Earth, and some scientists say it would take more than 5,000 years to melt it all. If we continue adding carbon to the atmosphere, we’ll very likely create an ice-free planet, with an average temperature of perhaps 80 degrees Fahrenheit instead of the current 58.

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.

Premise Data General How many countries do you operate? We’re currently in more than 30 countries across six continents. 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.

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