The Pre-K–12 Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Statistics Education II (GAISE II): A Framework for Statistics and Data Science Education includes a number of updates. It is available for free download now and will be available for purchase on Amazon soon.
The Sampling Bag Task showcases important statistical ideas, encourages conjecture and statistical argument, and illustrates the complexity and promise of seemingly simple tasks to generate productive discourse and expand understanding of statistical ideas.
The ability to read, write, and evaluate statistical arguments are crucial to the development of statistical literacy. Here are some tools for facilitating that development.
In this module, students will develop, analyze, and redesign population projection models using past and present population totals by age groups to estimate future population estimates of various countries.
Although numerous online resources for teaching exist, few emphasize mathematical proficiency through the strand of productive disposition. Yummy Math incorporates current events and real data in teaching statistics. In addition, Yummy Math makes use of multiple representations that enable students to see the contextual nature of mathematics.
At a time when nothing good can be said about COVID-19, Sara Brown, Patrick Hopfensperger, and Henry Kranendonk—authors of Focus on Statistics: Investigations for the Integration of Statistics into Grades 9–12 Mathematics Classrooms—have made available for free an investigation that can at least help students understand how the virus spreads.