Homework
Finish reading Ch. 5 by Friday October 1
Odd-numbered exercises in the back of the book (random sample)

Tuesday September 28, 2010

Assessment: 4.1 - Create an appropriate display for a quantitative variable
Give back Ch. 2 and 3 quizzes Describing Distributions with Shape, Center, Spread Homework
Finish reading Ch. 5 by Friday October 1
Odd-numbered exercises in the back of the book (random sample)

Monday September 27, 2010

Describing Distributions with Shape, Center, Spread
Give back Ch. 2 and 3 quizzes
Assessment tomorrow on 4.1 - Create an appropriate display for a quantitative variable (you probably will not need to actually create a display)
HW: Begin to read Ch. 5 (pgs 73 - 78)

Friday September 24, 2010

Independence Discussion and Reassessment Describing Distributions with Shape, Center, Spread Homework:
Respond to one of the four discussion prompts in the discussion forum of this page (by Monday September 27)

Thursday September 23, 2010

Describing Distributions with Shape, Center, Spread Homework
1. Understand the concept of independence by examining three segmented bar graphs, choose one, and determine whether or not the variables are independent

Be prepared to discuss first thing tomorrow
2. Have chapter 4 read for tomorrow
3. Respond to one of the four discussion prompts in the discussion forum of this page (by Monday September 27)

Wednesday September 22, 2010

Google Document Sharing / Grades
ELMO sharing of Stem-and-Leaf
Create Wikispaces accounts & show how to use
HW: Complete Ch. 4 reading

Tuesday September 21, 2010

Describing Distributions
<Slideshow Needed>

HW: Go to www.nfl.com and create a stem and leaf display for the weights of players from a football team of your choosing

Data Overwhelm
Textbooks Google Documents Account Setup Technology Survey
Homework:
1. Read Chapters 1 and 2 in your textbook
2. Familiarize yourself with the layout of the textbook
3. Work on the odd-numbered exercises at the end of Ch. 2 (you should be comfortable with the material in Chapter 2 by Tuesday September 14)
4. If you did not get to the Technology Survey in class, please complete it over the weekend
5. Share your "Million Words Assignment" with me via Google Docs (jasonchri "at" gmail)

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## Thursday September 30, 2010

Describing Distributions with Shape, Center, SpreadSupreme Court Justices

HomeworkFinish reading Ch. 5 by Friday October 1

Odd-numbered exercises in the back of the book (random sample)

## Wednesday September 29, 2010

Assessment 4.2 - Describe the distribution of a quantitative variableDescribing Distributions with Shape, Center, Spread

HomeworkFinish reading Ch. 5 by Friday October 1

Odd-numbered exercises in the back of the book (random sample)

## Tuesday September 28, 2010

Assessment: 4.1 - Create an appropriate display for a quantitative variableGive back Ch. 2 and 3 quizzes

Describing Distributions with Shape, Center, Spread

HomeworkFinish reading Ch. 5 by Friday October 1

Odd-numbered exercises in the back of the book (random sample)

## Monday September 27, 2010

Describing Distributions with Shape, Center, SpreadGive back Ch. 2 and 3 quizzes

Assessment tomorrow on 4.1 - Create an appropriate display for a quantitative variable (you probably will not need to actually create a display)

HW: Begin to read Ch. 5 (pgs 73 - 78)

Independence Discussion and ReassessmentFriday September 24, 2010Describing Distributions with Shape, Center, Spread

Homework:Respond to one of the four discussion prompts in the discussion forum of this page (by Monday September 27)

Describing Distributions with Shape, Center, SpreadThursday September 23, 2010Homework1. Understand the concept of independence by examining three segmented bar graphs, choose one, and determine whether or not the variables are independent

Be prepared to discuss first thing tomorrow

2. Have chapter 4 read for tomorrow

3. Respond to one of the four discussion prompts in the discussion forum of this page (by Monday September 27)

## Wednesday September 22, 2010

Google Document Sharing / GradesELMO sharing of Stem-and-Leaf

Create Wikispaces accounts & show how to use

HW: Complete Ch. 4 reading

Describing DistributionsTuesday September 21, 2010<Slideshow Needed>

HW: Go to www.nfl.com and create a stem and leaf display for the weights of players from a football team of your choosing

## Monday September 20, 2010

Responsibility Check- Book Numbers and Tech Survey

A-Rod and "Unfair" averages (Simpson's Paradox)- As of August 24
- Yankees are 78-48 overall
- 12-1 without A-rod
- 66-47 with A-rod
- Eerily similar situation - LA Times Value-Added Measure of Teacher Performance
- Response Blog to tie it all together (perhaps blocked at school)

Technology Skills - Wikispaces & Appropriate Uses of Technology1. Groups of 3 or 4

2. Have groups discuss, then write down examples

- Wikis In Plain English

HW: Read Ch. 4## Friday September 17, 2010

Assessment: All skills from Ch. 2 and 3HW: See all assignments given this week and complete anything that hasn't been completed

## Thursday September 16, 2010

IndependenceThe Plan

HW: Read Ch. 3

Conduct a random sampling of Odd-Numbered exercises in Ch. 3 <by Friday>

## Wednesday September 15, 2010

Display and Describe Categorical Data - Student InformationHW: Read Ch. 3

Conduct a random sampling of Odd-Numbered exercises in Ch. 3 <by Friday>

Google Docs and Book #

## Tuesday September 14, 2010

Multimedia Categorical DataHW: Read Ch. 3

Odd-numbered Ch. 3 Exercises <to be completed by Friday>

## Monday September 13, 2010

Objectives2. Identify the types of variables - categorical/quantitative

Procedures0. Weekend HW Notes:

- File-naming conventions - Include your name/class period in the name of a file
- Share your million words assignment with me via Google Docs if you haven't done so
- The Textbook - what did you think?

1. Describing "data"- One student has back to board, images on screen behind that student
- Volunteer descriptions, student must guess what the picture is
- Describers can only use one word

2. Can we collect "data" from a pictureHomework

Data and Categorical Data Pre-Assessment

## Friday September 10, 2010

Data OverwhelmTextbooks

Google Documents Account Setup

Technology Survey

Homework:

1. Read Chapters 1 and 2 in your textbook

2. Familiarize yourself with the layout of the textbook

3. Work on the odd-numbered exercises at the end of Ch. 2 (you should be comfortable with the material in Chapter 2 by Tuesday September 14)

4. If you did not get to the Technology Survey in class, please complete it over the weekend

5. Share your "Million Words Assignment" with me via Google Docs (jasonchri "at" gmail)

Million Words Assignment - due by Friday September 10

Non-Office 07 version

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