Welcome to Statistics!

Textbook: https://archive.org/details/LarsonFarberElementaryStatistics5th

Time and location: 1st and 2nd periods at UWT

Contact: lstout@tacoma.k12.wa.us

My name is Lauren Stout and this is my second year teaching at SOTA. I am so excited to be teaching statistics. The concepts we cover in this class will change how you look at the information you are presented everyday in the news, on tv, or just in line at the grocery store.

It is your responsibility to check the daily log below regularly. You are responsible for completing all material listed for each day before the next class.

Daily Log

Day 24: Wednesday, December 14

SUMMATIVE

Day 23: Monday, December 12

Summative Review

- Practice Quiz
- Key

Day 22: Wednesday, December 7

z-scores

Day 21: Monday, December 5

Review Day with Substitute

Day 20: Wednesday, November 30

Normal Curves and the Empirical Rule

- Powerpoint
- What is normal activity
- Homework: last slide of powerpoint

Day 19: Monday, November 28

Measures of Variation

- Powerpoint
- In-class worksheet 1 and 2
- Homework

Day 18: Wednesday, November 16

Measures of Central Tendency, Boxplots

- MVP Task
- Homework: MVP Worksheet and start collecting project data (due 12/7)

Day 17: Monday, November 14

Test Day

- Homework: Mean, Median, Mode Worksheet and e-mail in project submission form and survey questions if not already done (project info under documents)

Day 16: Wednesday, November 9

Review Day

- Practice Quiz
- Practice Quiz Key
- Homework: e-mail your detailed answers to topic submission form and your 4-5 survey questions to lstout@tacoma.k12.wa.us before school on Monday (even if we've already discussed your topic in person, still send them to me)... project forms are available under "documents"

Day 15: Monday, November 7

Histograms and Stemplots

- Powerpoint
- Homework:
- Project Submission Form revisions due Wednesday 11/9 (must have at least one quantitative variable; respond to each question on the submission form
*in detail)* - Unit 2 Packet due 11/14 (You can finish it now)

- Project Submission Form revisions due Wednesday 11/9 (must have at least one quantitative variable; respond to each question on the submission form

Day 14: Wednesday, November 2

Frequency Distributions

- Finish levels of measurement posters
- Powerpoint
- Homework:
- Project Submission Form due Monday 11/7 (All project information available in documents)
- Unit 2 Packet due 11/14 (We have covered pages 1-3)

Day 13: Monday, October 31

Terminology (Types of Variables - Levels of Measurement)

- Powerpoint
- Homework: unit 2 packet due 11/14 (we have covered pages 1 and 2)

Day 12: Wednesday, October 26

Terminology (Individual, Population, Sample, Parameter, Statistic)

- Warm-up: age guessing game
- Powerpoint
- Homework: unit 2 packet due 11/14

Day 11: Monday, October 17

SAT Prep

- Correct SAT homework packet pages 3 and 4 questions at the board
- Do practice SAT 3 no calculator
- Correct practice SAT 3 (answers)
- Homework: SAT Packet pages 1-3 (whole packet due 10/26)
- Extra practice: practice SAT 3 calculator (answers)
- Encouraged: google and print Sat Math Bible Notecards

Day 11: Wednesday, October 12

SAT Prep

- Correct SAT homework packet pages 1 and 2 questions at the board
- Do practice SAT 2 no calculator
- Correct practice SAT 2 (answers)
- Homework: SAT Packet pages 1-3 (whole packet due 10/26)
- Extra practice: practice SAT 2 calculator (answers)
- Encouraged: google and print Sat Math Bible Notecards

Day 10: Monday, October 10

SAT Prep

- Correct Probability SAT homework questions at the board
- Discuss test taking tips
- Do practice SAT 1 no calculator
- Correct practice SAT 1 (answers)
- Homework: SAT Packet pages 1-3 (whole packet due 10/26)
- Extra practice: practice SAT 1 calculator (answers)
- Encouraged: google and print Sat Math Bible Notecards

Day 9: Wednesday, October 5

SUMMATIVES

- In-class probability summative (review practice test)
- Turn in game rules, reflections, tree diagram and probability distributions (at least 3 tables)
- Competition for "best game"
- Begin SAT prep

Day 8: Monday, October 3

Practice Summative

- Take and correct practice summative (key)
- Last minute game work

Day 7: Wednesday, September 28

Work-Day

- Finish project (Due Monday 10/3)... bonus on Monday's summative if your game is "playable" on Monday
- Finish homework packet (answers) (Due Monday 10/3)
- Work on "Practice Summative" (In-class Summative Monday 10/3)

Day 6: Monday, September 26

Conditional Rule

- Powerpoint: Probability Day 5
- HW: Work on Project and Probability Homework Packet

Day 5: Wednesday, September 21

Multiplication Rule

- Powerpoint: Probability Day 4
- HW: Work on Project and Probability Homework Packet

Day 4: Monday, September 19

Tree Diagrams

- Powerpoint: Probability Day 3
- HW: Work on Project and Probability Homework Packet

Day 3: Wednesday, September 13

Addition Rule

- Powerpoint: Probability Day 2
- HW: Decide group for Probability Summative Project and start brainstorming game ideas

Day 2: Monday, September 12

Introduction to Probability

- Activity: Are there more gold or silver Hershey Kisses in the bag?
- Powerpoint: Probability Day 1
- HW: last slide of powerpoint (assume student ID cannot be all zeros)

Day 1: Wednesday, September 7

- "Name Tents": Write your name on a notecard and decorate it so Lauren and your classmates can get to know you.
- Reading: "You Can Grow Your Intelligence"

Following each section, draw a picture on this handout and explain how it represents the main idea of that section. - Chess Challenge: To pay the mathematician who created chess, a king offers him the two rewards. For each reward, decide if the king has enough to pay the mathematician. Justify your answer. Note: you do not need to use complicated math formulas.
- Who I Am: Take some time to do some self-reflection and share a bit about yourself with Lauren and your classmates. We will do a quick show and tell next class.
- Syllabus: Read through with your parents and return signed copy next class.
- Homework: Finish up the brain handout, Who I Am activity, and get syllabus signed.