Helping math teachers bring statistics to life
Learning Targets

Find and interpret conditional probabilities using twoway tables.

Use the conditional probability formula to calculate probabilities.

Determine whether two events are independent.
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These posts are referenced in the Teacher’s Edition of The Practice of Statistics 6th edition.
General:
How to Write a Great Test for AP Statistics
How to Grade Your AP Statistics Test
Chapter 1:
Experience First, Formalize Later
Why Teach Using Experience First, Formalize Later
How to Design an Experience First, Formalize Later Lesson
Knix the Trix: Except for SOCV and DUFS
How to Write a Great Test for AP Statistics
How to Grade Your AP Statistics Tests
Chapter 2:
Interpret the zscore (Like it’s Your Job)
Why Bother with zscores and Table A?
Why do we Standardize Normal Distributions?
Table A or normalcdf?
Ban “IT” From Your Statistics Classroom
Chapter 3:
Graphing Calculators are the New Slide Rule
Beware r by Itself!
How to Interpret the Slope of a Line of Best Fit
Correlation Does Not Mean Causation
Chapter 4:
Does Beyonce Write Her Own Lyrics?
Stratified Random Sample vs. Cluster Sample
Why Isn't Bias Accounted for by the Margin of Error
Chapter 5:
Mutually Exclusive Events? Ask Turner
Best Friends Forever: Twoway Tables and Venn Diagrams
Probability: 5 Strategies to Try Before Using a Formula
Using Two Aces to Introduce Probability
Introducing Independence: Does Mrs. Gallas Choke Under Pressure
Chapter 6:
Table A or normalcdf?
Using Memes to Teach Statistics
Chapter 7:
Decisions Made at Buffalo Wild Wings
Chapter 8:
What is statistical inference?
“Guess My Age” Activity
Interpret the zscore (Like it’s Your Job)
Chapter 9:
Tell the Whole Story: Evidence for Ha
The Holy Grail of AP Statistics
What is a Jerry Error?
Baseball Salaries and the Central Limit Theorem
Chapter 10:
Which Version of the AP Exam Was Harder?
Chapter 11:
Are These Dice “Loaded”?
Help: My Calculator Doesn’t Have a Chisquare GOF Test!
A Student Proof
Chapter 12:
Student Created Inference Test
Two 10inch Pizzas or One 16inch Pizza?
How Do I Help Students Review for the AP Statistics Exam?