Thursday, March 14: Teacher Statsketball Q&A
March 11, 2019
Teachers, are you looking to get your students more involved in hands-on statistical thinking? Statsketball is a great opportunity to encourage them to use statistics towards real life events and have fun while doing it!
If you have questions, this live session is a perfect time to ask!
Join Christine Franklin, one of the Statsketball judges, along with ASA representatives Donna LaLonde and Rebecca Nichols for an open Q&A session for teachers. Join us:
Thursday, March 14
5:30 – 6:30pm ET
No prior basketball knowledge is required to introduce your students to Statsketball!
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