Creating a universally engaging classroom environment can be challenging, but having the right tools that make lesson content relevant to students helps! Below are 5 ways to get your students more excited about statistics: 1. Interesting Data Finding data on topics students think are fun, like beers and breweries across the country, might pique interest. Use this … Continue reading 5 Ways to Get Students Interested in Statistics
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.
Discovering Statistics and Data Plus Integrated Review leads students through the study of statistics with an introduction to data. It pays homage to the technology-driven data explosion by helping students understand the context behind future statistical concepts to be learned. Students are introduced to what data is, how we measure it, where it comes from, how to visualize it, … Continue reading Integrate Developmental Math with Statistics in Corequisite Course
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
Hawkes statistics courses include games and simulations that help students apply key concepts to the world outside of the classroom. Check these out below! If you're an instructor who would like to explore these games and simulations yourself, sign up for free student access today. GAMES 1. Games of Chance Relevant Application: This lesson helps … Continue reading Interactive and Relevant Applications of Statistics
Remember that in the appendix of your courseware, great resources for student engagement help you bring the real world into your classroom! Check out two examples: 1. Direct Mail Game In the game, students assume the role of a direct mail marketing manager for a company that markets inexpensive computer software. Their task is to develop … Continue reading More simulations, stat!