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From: Marielouise (for Teacher2Teacher Service)
Date: Dec 06, 1998 at 13:19:39
Subject: Re: Finding statistics on the Web

I don't know the definitive answer to this problem but I can give you some
suggestions.

http://www.nctm.org/jrme/
JRME Online is the Web-based version of the Journal for
Research in Mathematics Education. It is an official
journal of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.


The following came from a friend.  I have not checked out any of it. Most of
it looks like applicable However, I shall pass it along.


WEB SITE ADDRESSES
Statistics (for the most part)... and a few other perhaps-related sites.

=====================
1.
http://it.stlawu.edu/~rlock/tise98/
Robin H. Lock, St.Lawrence Univ....good links

2.
http://www.bbns.org/us/math/ap_stats/
BB&N School, Al Coon
Lots of good material.

3.
http://mathforum.org/epigone/apstat-l
Discussion archives for AP Stat ListServe

4.
 http://www.stat.sc.edu/~west/javahtml/Regression.html
 (this allows you to place point and watch regression line move)

5.
http://www.keypress.com/fathom/
Good source, incl. jokes, quotes.  Denise Howald

6.
http://www.kinkaid.org/~jburne/
Exams and review sets for AP Statistics.

7.
http://www.nctm.org/jrme/info/SITES.HTM
Journal for Research in Mathematics Education
Links to organizations and sources.

8.
http://www.uvm.edu/~dhowell/StatPages/StatHomePage.html
David C. Howell's Statistical Home Page
Links to data files, examples, lecture and lab ideas, WWW  sites

9.
http://www.stat.duke.edu/~box/sis/
Statistics in Sports
Includes links to published articles dealing with sports
statistics and journals with sports related articles

10.
http://www.lib.umich.edu/libhome/Documents.center/stats.html
University of Michigan Documents Center - Statistics
Resources
Links to data dealing with cost of living, agriculture,
foreign trade, 	demographics, politics, environment, weather,
and Government resources on 	the WWW

11.
http://www.helsinki.fi/~jpuranen/links.html#tips
A Few Links Related to Statistics Education

12.
http://cq-pan.cqu.edu.au/schools/smad/hot_link.html
Secondary School Mathematics Web Resources
Links to Mathematics Associations, shareware, freeware
Some good stat links

13.
http://www.amstat.org/education/STN/
The Statistics Teacher Network
A newsletter for teachers of statistics by American
Statistical Association 	and National Council of
Teachers of Mathematics

14.
http://members.aol.com/johnp71/javastat.html
Web Pages That Perform Statistical Calculations!
Free software and links to other statistical pages

15.
http://www.statsoft.com/textbook/stathome.html
Lots of good summaries here.

16.
http://www.graphpad.com/www/welcome.html
This site has some good articles on topics such as regression, meaning of r^2,
etc.  Look under "Short Articles."

17.
http://www.reed.edu/~jones/statistics.html
Links here (primarily to professional organizations)

18.
http://www.m-ms.com/
Info about M&M Chocolate Candies.  Interesting only because these
candies are often used as props in a statistics classroom.

19.
 http://smard.cqu.edu.au/Uploads/June_1998/index.html
Note that the capitalizations in this web address are required.
   Page created for sharing projects (from AP Stat ListServe)

20.
http://www.puzzlemaker.com/
   Not necessarily statistical, but a fascinating and interesting page.
   Among many other things, you can create a word search puzzle

21.
http://www.mathmistakes.com
    Mathematical mistakes glossary.... very interesting site.
    Lots of good stuff here.

22.
http://dimacs.rutgers.edu/~sandsmit/
   Home page of Sanderson M. Smith.  Some good links.

23.
http://www.ed.gov/stats.html
A good source for statistical data.

24.
http://www.libraryspot.com/
Many, many links to interesting sources.

25.
http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/
NASA's Quest Project...a variety of sources than can be explored.

26.  http://www.bestfares.com
       http://previewtravel.com
    These are sites that provide travel information, fares, etc.

27.
http://www.nrich.maths.org.uk
Offers extracurricular activities, articles, and ideas that can be used for
math clubs.

28.
http://kings.k12.ca.us/math/prob.and.stat.html
Statistics lessons from Deborah Payne.

29.
http://www.cbriansmith.com
Internet Literacy site created by C. Brian Smith.

30.
http://home.earthlink.net/~barnstormconsulting/pages/sites.htm
(Below written by Cate history teacher, Jim Masker.)
The address listed below contains links to sites used frequently by teachers.
It's unclear how statistically significant the
survey was, but the compiler of this site says, "I asked teachers about their
favorite sites - the ones that they come back to
again and again. The following list include the top sites from teachers
across the country."

31.
 http://www.pitt.edu/~wpilib/statfaq/95varqn.html
If you didn't catch Richard Ulrich's message on Degrees of Freedom,
look at the message he referenced on his web site.
At last an explanation which makes sense! (From John C. Chappelle)

32.
http://www.seismo.unr.edu/ftp/pub/louie/class/100/magnitude.html
There is a nice web-page on the Richter Scale. (From Daniel J. Teague)

-Marielouise, for the Teacher2Teacher service

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