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Some links I didn’t have before from AP By the Sea

July 14, 2012


Wow. What a week. I am still recovering. I'm more tired from 30 hours of nothing but Statistics in four days than chasing a bored seven-year-old around the house. Or 175 teenagers around the classroom. It was more of an intellectual exhaustion. Or so "they" claim. ("They" would be pretty much anyone I've complained to about this.)

I said I would share what I learned. There's too much to share. But maybe some of the links will be helpful. That is where I start.

One caveat: these are intended for AP. That doesn't mean they can't be used with a non-AP class. Keep that in mind, though. And some (many?) of you will probably know ALL about them, and say, "Really? You paid how much to go there? I knew about those all about eight years ago."

There are more out there. But these were the ones I know I'll use this year. 

Rossman and Chance’s java applets

ARTIST Assessment Resources

Jason Molesky’s StatsMonkey Page

Stats4Stem web site

Larry Green’s statistics review site

Rice Virtual Lab in Statistics

UCLA's Inspire



July 8, 2012


…which brings me to one of my favorite movie lines (Val Kilmer as Chris Knight in Real Genius): Self realization. I was thinking of the immortal words of Socrates, who said “I drank what?” Five years ago, I took myself to a local college’s AP Institute in Statistics. I majored in Statistics in college. I was […]