3 resources to help your statistics students

Do your statistics students ever get lost in the theory of the material or have trouble grasping concepts covered in class? Hawkes Learning's free online resource, stat.hawkeslearning.com, features 3 main tools designed to bring clarity to these students: 1. Chapter Projects New projects from Discovering Statistics and Data can be assigned as homework or in-class group projects to … Continue reading 3 resources to help your statistics students

Sensor data collection for class projects

Collect data with sensors for classroom exploration. Involving students in the first step of the data collection process promotes engagement and interest. It's hard to collect accurate data in the real world. Students must learn to be aware of different variables that impact readings and to harness their critical thinking skills to troubleshoot often. Raspberry Pi … Continue reading Sensor data collection for class projects

You focus on teaching. Let us provide the data.

The new Discovering Statistics and Data text offers 36 (and counting!) real data sets for free download. The companion website to the new Discovering Statistics and Data textbook, stat.hawkeslearning.com, supplies updated and relevant data sets, instructions on computational technologies, and access to data visualization tools and websites. These large data sets expose students to the kind of real-world data they will … Continue reading You focus on teaching. Let us provide the data.

Discover relationships with this data visualization teaching tool.

Statistics instructors, have you explored Gapminder yet? It's one of our favorite data visualization resources! It's a free site offering many videos and tools, including a graphical simulator depicting 5 dimensions of real-world data in 2D. Check out how you can use this tool in your classroom to show students the changing relationships between demographic, economic, and … Continue reading Discover relationships with this data visualization teaching tool.

Introducing the Third Edition of Discovering Statistics and Data

We're proud to announce the new edition of Discovering Statistics and Data! This new edition pays homage to modern day's technology-driven data explosion, helping students understand the context behind future statistical concepts to be learned and explaining why the study of statistics is critical. View a free sample of the new edition of Discovering Statistics and Data. The text opens by describing the necessity … Continue reading Introducing the Third Edition of Discovering Statistics and Data