Statistics Teacher editors Jessica Cohen and Charlotte Bolch provide an overview of the articles in this issue.
Hollylynne S. Lee, Gemma F. Mojica, and Emily Thrasher propose a data investigation process involving six phases to give students in K–12 a richer experience with data investigations across disciplines. While engaging in the process may be linear, it is often nonlinear and dynamic in nature.
Did you know California was the most populous state, with 39,538,223 residents, and Wyoming was the least populous, with 576,851 residents? Fun facts like these are great conversation starters to use with your students and get them excited about data.
In this investigation, students will develop a statistical question based on the survey questions, discuss options to collect survey data, examine the data collection plan used by the high-school students, and summarize the results of categorical data using proportions and percentages.
Anna Gralnik posed the following investigative question to her 5th grade class: What are typical climate challenges that affect our community? Keep reading to find out how they answered.