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Exploring Fundamental Definitions with a Study of Fingerprint Types in the US

After drawing simple random samples, students will calculate sample proportions; construct dotplots; and identify a population, parameter, sample, and statistic.

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Editor’s Note: Fall 2022

Statistics Teacher editors Jessica Cohen, Catherine Case, and Christine Franklin provide an overview of the articles in this issue.

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Experiments of Two Identical Coin Tosses

Biserka Kolarec looks at the outcomes of flipping one coin twice and how it can lead students to a better understanding of probability.

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Predicting Election Results from Football Statistics (1936–2020): An Archival Analysis in a Real-World Example

Kenneth M. Cramer, Rebecca Pschibul, and Alexander J. Cramer look at results from Fans, Football, and Federal Elections: A Real-World Example of Statistics, which reported a significant correlation between the outcome of the presidential election and the most recent home game of the Washington (formerly Redskins) Commanders football team (1936–2022).

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Announcements: Fall 2022

A roundup of statistics and education-related information, deadlines, and opportunities.

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Joint ASA-NCTM Position Statement on Preparing PK–12 Teachers of Statistics and Data Science

A Joint Position Statement of the American Statistical Association (ASA) and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

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