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

How long does it take a student to submit a swear word into a text analysis tool?

How long does it take a student to submit a swear word into a text analysis tool?

Update on the predictive text challenge I haven’t heard anything from anyone with any problems, and there seems to be a bit of traffic to the challenge page, so hopefully this is going well. I’ll allow checking of the first

Stats challenge for maths week – predictive text :-)

Stats challenge for maths week – predictive text :-)

  This post discusses teaching ideas for the “predictive text challenge” that I’ve set up to support maths week 2015. Can your students predict the text readability score for any word? So its “maths week” here in New Zealand next