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The competitions offer opportunities for students to formulate questions and collect, analyze, and draw conclusions from data. Winners will be recognized in Amstat News and receive plaques, cash prizes, certificates, and calculators.

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The Undergraduate Statistics Project Competition encourages the development of data analysis skills, enhances presentation skills, and recognizes outstanding work by undergraduate statistics students.

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Three hundred twenty-one statistics educators gathered in State College, Pennsylvania, May 30–June 3 at the tenth United States Conference on Teaching Statistics (USCOTS) to exchange ideas and provide mutual support.

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ASA 2023 Data Visualization Poster & Project Statistics Competition Winners

First-place winners received $300, a certificate, and grade-appropriate graphing calculators provided by Texas Instruments. Second-place winners received $200 and a certificate, third-place winners received $100 and a certificate, and honorable mentions received certificates.

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USPROC encourages students to develop data analysis skills and enhance presentation skills. It recognizes outstanding work by undergraduate statistics students.

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The workshop is offered for experienced AP statistics teachers and is designed to strengthen and expand teachers’ statistics backgrounds by introducing them to topics just beyond the content of the typical AP Statistics course.

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Teachers will learn to use strategies and technology tools that support students’ learning and empower them to investigate questions using real-world data.

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Pat Hopfensperger—retired statistics teacher—recently interviewed Stuart J. Murphy about Show and Tell! Great Graphs and Smart Charts: An Introduction to Infographics, his new book for children in grades K–4.

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The conference provides a welcoming and engaging (perhaps even fun) environment in which teachers can exchange ideas and motivate each other to improve their teaching of statistics.

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What’s Going On in This Graph? Begins Sixth Year

Led by Sharon Hessney and designed for students in grades 7 and above, the program helps teachers lead class discussions about graphs appearing in The New York Times.