Fall Data Challenge for Students
September 20, 2018
Launched last year with the Police Data Challenge, the This is Statistics fall contest is an annual tradition. Each seasonal event engages students to explore datasets on an important hot topic, putting their statistics skills to work on a real-life issue.
What is this year’s focus? More details will follow soon!
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Educators, here are some tips on how to incorporate the Fall Data Challenge into your classroom and inspire your students to develop their statistics literacy: Get Your Class Involved Offer the Fall Data Challenge as extra credit or as a class assignment Volunteer to help students form teams, and/or to sponsor teams Offer your classroom (or…