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Re: AP stats text
Posted: Jun 1, 1996 9:57 AM
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Matt Parlier
I just started with Allan Rossman's "Workshop Statistics". Two kids to a
computer work through activities together using any stat software. I use
MiniTab, which isn't powerful but is sufficient and cheap. The concepts and
techniques are discovered and then labeled. The book is more of a workbook
with WrapUp of ideas and definitions. No other text is needed. The teacher
can learn along with the kids - or rather the day before. Very little
lecture - mostly discussions or data gathering or clearing up a point here
and there. The data is really taken by students or is real data from
references. Neat variety.
Dickinson College has three Workshop (discovery) Math courses -
Statistics, Calculus and Quantitative Analysis. Springer-Verlag is their
publisher. Eventhough this is a college course, my high school sophomores
through seniors have no problem following. Completion of Algebra II required
more for the mental level than the skills.
Alice Hankla, Galloway School, Atlanta, GA





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