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ASA Director of Education Rebecca Nichols traveled to San Antonio, Texas, for the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics—the largest mathematics education organization—annual conference to represent the ASA at its exhibition booth.

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Popular Resource for Teachers Now Online

STN began as a paper newsletter mailed out, and then transformed into an electronic newsletter as a PDF. Starting this month, it makes another change to an online magazine called Statistics Teacher (ST). ST will bring together resources from the American Statistical Association and National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, with ASA K–12 Statistical Ambassador Christine Franklin serving as managing editor.

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The ASA/NCTM Joint Committee on Curriculum in Statistics and Probability and the ASA’s education department encourage students and their advisers to participate in its annual poster competition.

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Active Learning Focus of CBMS Joint Statement

A joint statement, Active Learning in Postsecondary Mathematics, released in July of 2016 by the Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences, calls on the mathematics and statistics communities to make a commitment to create classroom learning environments that encourage students to “try, fail, and not give up.”

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The U.S. Census Bureau’s newly updated Statistics in Schools program provides K–12 teachers the tools to help students understand statistical concepts and improve their data analysis skills.

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The American Statistical Association sponsored a two-day statistics workshop called Meeting Within a Meeting for middle- and high-school mathematics and science teachers August 2–3 at the 2016 Joint Statistical Meetings in Chicago, Illinois.

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The Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education is seeking submissions for their awards programs.

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The American Statistical Association awarded the fourth Causality in Statistics Education Prize to Onyebuchi Arah, professor of epidemiology in the Fielding School of Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Arvid Sjölander, associate professor at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Ann Cannon, chair of the department of mathematics and statistics at Cornell College, suggested teachers from her local school district attend Meeting Within a Meeting at JSM. She was pleasantly surprised when she learned five of the teachers went.

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Adedayo Adepoju of the department of statistics at the University of Ibadan attended the Joint Statistical Meetings in Chicago as the 2016 Educational Ambassador to participate in continuing education courses.