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College Board Pre-Con - University Level Statistics for Secondary School Students

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AASSA Educators’ Conference 2012

Roxy Peck

"College Board - University Level Statistics for Secondary School Students"

 

  

Presenter Name: Roxy Peck

School/Organization: College Board

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Presentation Description: This two-day workshop will include an overview of the content of a university level statistics course, such as Advanced Placement Statistics, and will also focus on activities and teacher resources designed to help students master key concepts. Participants will have the opportunity to identify common student errors and misconceptions and discuss approaches for improving student understanding. The workshop will also allow participants to share teaching strategies and activities that they found to be effective in the classroom. Participants will look at the 2011 AP Statistics exam free response questions, scoring rubrics and sample student responses and discuss best teaching practices.

 

Date: Wednesday, March 14 & Thursday, March 15, 2012

 

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Presenter Bio:

Roxy has been a professor of statistics at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) since 1979, serving for six years as Chair of the Statistics Department, thirteen years as Associate Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics, and currently Professor Emerita of Statistics.  Nationally known in the area of statistics education, she was made a Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA) in 1998 and in 2003 she received the American Statistical Association's Founders Award in recognition of her contributions to K-12 and undergraduate statistics education.   In addition to co-authoring the textbooks Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis and Statistics: The Exploration and Analysis of Data, she is also editor of Statistics:  A Guide to the Unknown, a collection of expository papers that showcase applications of statistical methods.  She is past chair of the joint American Statistical Association/National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Committee on Curriculum in Statistics and Probability for Grades K-12 and of the ASA Section on Statistics Education. She has also served from 1999 to 2003 as the Chief Reader for the Advanced Placement Statistics Exam.

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