# Statistics Resources

Winter 2016 Version of my Statistics Coursepack for Triola

Texas Instruments Statistics Handbook for TI-83

Suggestions for the First Day of Class

Sugar Coated Statistics

Starting it Out Right

Book Suggestions

A Guide to Teaching Statistics

Teaching Statistics: A Bag of Tricks

Descriptive Statistics

Histogram Match-Up

Histogram Sort

N.O.I.R. (Levels of Measurement)

Random Sampling vs. Simple Random Sampling

Guessing Ages Activity

The Beef Taco Dilemma

Finding the Standard Deviation from a Frequency Table

Probability

Probability Assignment

Probability Lab

Common Probability Errors to Avoid

Inferential Statistics

Confidence Interval Sort (for TI-84)

Developing the Theory of Hypothesis Testing: An Exploration
There are many concepts associated with hypothesis testing, but it all comes down to variation. How unusual is the variation we observe in a sample?

Regression and Correlation

Correlation Lab

Word List for Correlation Activity (pg. 45 of ‘Teaching Statistics: A Bag of Tricks’)

Nonlinear Modeling: Something Fishy
In this lesson by Douglas Whitaker, students explore nonlinear regression models to explain fish weight by using fish length. They will use both transformation of the response variable and polynomial regression. Geometric interpretations of variables are leveraged to suggest nonlinear models to fit.

Chi-Square Tests

Summary of Concepts

Runs Test for Randomness

A Famous Teaching Experiment

Control Charts

Deming’s Experiment

Enhancing Students Understanding of Control Charts Using a Dice Activity

Miscellaneous

Online P-Value Calculator

Against All Odds: Statistics Videos

P.C. Mahalanobis – National Statistics Day in India

Skew The Script: A Website Offering Socially Relevant Math Lessons

Skew The Script lessons identify misleading data arguments and show students how the tools of statistics can be used to gain a deeper understanding of some of our country’s longstanding problems.

Data and Data Visualization

10 MAP TYPES IN VISUALIZATION: MAKE YOUR DATA EYE-CATCHING