New York Times Learning Network’s “What’s Going On in This Graph?” Returns for 2020-2021 School Year
September 15, 2020
Once a week from September to May, this ongoing feature shares a graph from a recent New York Times article without any contextual information. This gives students the opportunity to apply their statistical knowledge and critical thinking skills to deduce key information and messages communicated in the graph.
On Wednesday, September 16, ASA educators will facilitate a live discussion on this month’s featured post in the comment section with teachers and students from around the country from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. EST
Each year, This is Statistics hosts student contests during both the spring and fall semesters. We receive hundreds of submissions from creative and statistically minded students across the globe for each! But these students aren’t working in isolation. Behind most submissions, there is an educator encouraging students and utilizing the contests in lesson plans, as…
This spring, The New York Times Learning Network’s “What’s Going on in This Graph?” and the American Statistical Association teamed up for the This is Statistics 2022 Spring Contest. For this year’s Breaking News: #DataViz Headline Challenge, students showcased their statistical literacy and journalism skills by submitting clear and compelling headlines for The New York Times graphs in four weekly challenges…