AP STATISTICS READING

INFORMATION FOR AP STATISTICS READERS – READING CALENDAR.
Visit often – info will be added as events are organized.

Got a great classroom idea to share? Can you explain it in 5 minutes or less? Consider Best Practices Night – submit your proposal. Due by May 18.

Polo Shirts! You can now order your shirt with Stephen Dartt (“the shirt guy”). This year’s shirt will be black and include the logo shown here. Download the order form for all the details. Click here for sizing information. Orders due May 15.

2017&2018Logo

Fun Run Swagcontact Erica with questions. Orders due May 21.
Fun Run t-shirts: order yours and Fun Run towels: order yours

fun run shirt 2018FunRunVneck towel
Stats hoodies: order yours. Orders due May 21.

sweatshirt hoodie hoodie zip

6/10 Travel Day Welcome to Kansas City!
Acorn Orientation Meeting
6/11 Day 1 The reading begins! 8am, bright and early!
Geocaching Tour
Polo shirts distributed
Social Lounge Opens
6/12  Day 2  Professional Speaker Night 
Dr. Regina Nuzzo
Science journalist and Professor – Gallaudet University
“How Journalists Think About Statistics (And How They Don’t)”
6/13  Day 3  College Board Forum
6/14  Day 4  Dine Out Night!
Applied Probability Trip (Harrahs Casino). Buses leave from the Marriot at 6,7,8pm – sign up for your space!
KC T-Bones Baseball – details below. Contact Zion Goss
Tasso’s (Greek): info and sign-up link
6/15  Day 5  95% Confidence, 1.96 Mile Fun Run
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The fun run need volunteers for all sort of jobs! Get involved and be awesome in this spreadheet!
6/16  Day 6  Best Practices Night
6/17  Day 7  Closing Night Funstravaganza
6/18  Travel Day Goodbye Kansas City!
  • KC T-Bones Baseball Game info:
    • BBQ Chicken, Pulled Pork, Cole Slaw & Baked Beans
      PLUS 2 drink tickets—Beer or Pop (Coke products)
      7:05 start–Seats behind Home Plate and 1st base dugout
      OUR GROUP IS SCHEDULED TO THROW OUT THE FIRST PITCH AND SING THE 7TH INNING STRETCH—PERKS OF A MINOR LEAGUE GAME!!!
      THROW-DOWN THURSDAY EXTRAS: $1.50 Beers & $1.50 Hotdogs
      Cost of ticket: $45
      Includes: bus transportation, picnic on deck, Select level seats
      ***When I fill up 2 buses (94 seats) ticket sales will end. No sales during reading.
      ***Please pay via PayPal if possible: gwenespo@hotmail.com
  • 2016 Fun Run Video
  • The “World Famous” Stealing Soda Video
  • The Starfish Story
  • …and the related Starfish video

BEST PRACTICES NIGHT PRSENTATIONS

2017: Speaker links below are pdf files.  Visit my DropBox for the full files.

Paul Rodriguez: Statistics with Fishes
Lara Schultz: Solving the Monty Hall Problem – A Simulation Activity Activity Handout
Steve Willott: There’s a bit more to that “you fool” bear video
Kyle Greene: Computer Science and Statistics…the wedding.
Carla Hill: Number of Letters in Your Name vs. Scrabble Value of Your Name
Luci Thomas: Stacking the Deck
Dru Martin: Making it Stick – Measures of Success
Beth Johnson: Using the “AP style grading model” in Undergraduate Introductory Statistics Classes
Jeff Eicher: Sampling GPAs – Interpreting Confidence Levels
Bridget Matamoros: That’s a bunch of WeiBULL
Beth Rothfuss: Random Homework
John Bennett: Simulated Series and Simulation Excel
Kathy Dickensheets: Breakout of the AP Classroom
Chris Viste: Post Exam Day Activities
Mandi Kraemer: The Final Countdown – Last-Minute AP Review Strategies
Doug Tyson: My First Class: Smelling Parkinson’s Disease

Looking for highlights from previous best practices night presentations?  Visit the archive at Jason Molesky’s Statsmonkey site

AP STATISTICS READING HISTORY, Curated by Sue Hvizdos

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