Resources for teaching statistics: Classroom Activities, Sourcing Materials

3.10, 3.11, 3.13, 3.14, 3.8, 3.9 Working with modern data: A crash course – Anna Fergusson, Liza Bolton

Anna Fergusson’s & Liza Bolton’s (University of Auckland) workshop focussed on increasing teacher confidence with incorporating modern data within the teaching of the current statistics curriculum.

Anna and Liza considered some guiding principles for creating data sets for different types of statistical investigations and explored methods for getting modern data, including working with APIs, querying databases, using geocoding, getting data from sensors and creating data sets from online information.

The links to Anna’s website with al the links are in the google doc:

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