It’s raining cats and dogs (hopefully)

It’s raining cats and dogs (hopefully)

In April 2017, I presented an ASA K-12 statistics education webinar: Statistical reasoning with data cards (webinar). Towards the end of the webinar, I encouraged teachers to get students to make their own data cards about their cats. A few days later,

A stats cat in a square?

A stats cat in a square?

On Twitter a couple of days ago, I saw a tweet suggesting that if you mark out a square on your floor, your cat will sit in it.   Nobody has had a more productive day than my mother pic.twitter.com/LK6KX9KM1x

Magical powers? Nah just statistics!

Magical powers? Nah just statistics!

This post is about a prediction model I’m working on that aims to predict the gender of a teacher based on a few questions. On World Statistics Day, I posted about a survey for high school teachers. Thanks to all

Predicting gender from dating profiles

Predicting gender from dating profiles

This post features a quiz asking you to predict the gender of someone based on what they write about themselves on a dating website. How does the quiz work? You will be given 20 different “About me” descriptions taken from public

Writing report comments ….. using a little bit of statistics :-)

Writing report comments ….. using a little bit of statistics :-)

This is a post about my new tool to help write report comments for statistics (and mathematics) students. You can find it under the new “Tools” menu, but you might want to read the stuff below first to find out