INFORMATION FOR AP STATISTICS READERS –
|6/10||Travel Day||Welcome to Kansas City!
Acorn Orientation Meeting, 8pm
|6/11||Day 1||The reading begins! 8am, bright and early!
Royals Game Outing – look for Zion Goss’ event on the Facebook site
Social Lounge Opens
Theme shirt day: Hometown pride day. Wear a shirt or a sports jersey from your hometown or where you teach.
|6/12||Day 2||College Board Open Forum
9PM in the social lounge: “One Stop Shop”.
Meet the social team, buy & order apparel and extra buttons (limited quantities – while supplies last), register for Casino Night, meet Mother and Father Acorn, sign up for Quiz Bowl, and make your Fun Run prediction!
Theme shirt day: Geekiest Math / Stat shirt. This is the day to wear the ONE shirt you’ve been saving for JUST the right day. This is THAT day!
Dine Out Night!
|6/15||Day 5||10th Annual 95% Confidence, 1.96 Mile Fun Run
Fun Run Shirt Day
Make your prediction: Google Form
Geek Week Quiz Bowl at 8:30pm
Theme shirt day: FUN RUN shirt day. It’s the tenth anniversary of this amazing event. Wear a shirt from the current or past fun run, or ANY AP Stats shirt! See you at the run!
|6/16||Day 6||Best Practices Night
Check out the archive below!
|6/17||Day 7||Closing Night Funstravaganza|
|6/18||Travel Day||Goodbye Kansas City!|
APPLIED PROBABILITY NIGHT: Shuttles start at 5:30 at the Marriot and run continuously until last departure from Harrah’s at 9:30. Those that ride the shuttle can earn $10 free play after earning 25 Tier Credits with a Caesar’s Card, and are good for that evening. Bring your Caesar’s Card or sign up for one with valid ID at the casino
10th ANNUAL 1.96 MILE PREDICTION FUN RUN/WALK INFORMATION
Download and directions to the course: https://mathcoachblog.files.wordpress.com/2019/06/2019-fun-run-brochure.pdf
Register to volunteer (we love our volunteers!)
- 2016 Fun Run Video
- The “World Famous” Stealing Soda Video
- The Starfish Story…
- …and the related Starfish video
BEST PRACTICES NIGHT PRESENTATIONS
2018: most links below are Powerpoints. Visit my Dropbox for all files
Doug Tyson: The Last Banana YouTube Video
Bob Lochel: Assembling the Model Solution Blog Post
Sarah Johnson: The Flint Water Crisis: The Power of a P-Value
Laura Ziegler: Interpreting Histograms Class Handout
Kelly Spoon: Card Sorts for Statistics! Online Resources
James Bush: The Darth Vader Rule
Amy Hogan and Alexandra Brennan: Fake Data Class Handout Blog Post
Jason Dahl: Group MC Tests
Stephen Laber: Brain Cancer and Flipping Coins
Bridget Matamoros: Dowsing for Water Blog post
Mike Pugliese: Estimating r with ellipses
Jamie Perrett: What do these error bars tell us?
Luke Wilcox: 150 Days of AP Stats The Stats Medic website
Darla Emerson: Break In
Abel Maestas: Mr. Maestas and the Great Extrapolation Race
Darin Clifft: Confidence Intervals: A Performance Piece
Leigh Nataro: Stand and Talk Blog post
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