Developing learning and formative assessment tasks for evaluating statistically-based reports

Developing learning and formative assessment tasks for evaluating statistically-based reports

This post provides the notes and resources for a workshop I ran for the Auckland Mathematical Association (AMA) on developing learning and formative assessment tasks for evaluating statistically-based reports (specifically AS91584). Notes for workshop The starter task for this workshop was based

Mind the stats?

Mind the stats?

Have you noticed how Google sometimes gives the top page in your search results a little summary box? For example, if you Google “how to plan a honeymoon”, you get this: Since I didn’t do number two on this list,

When is a statistical report statistical enough?

When is a statistical report statistical enough?

We are super lucky in NZ to have something as important as statistical literacy not just written into our curriculum at all levels, but also formally assessed as part of our national qualifications system (NCEA). All of our students have

Using statistics to plan a wedding

Using statistics to plan a wedding

Sorry there have been no posts for a while. I have a whole stash of draft posts nearly ready to be published, but work, study, wedding planning and life in general have got in the way 🙂   One of