New York Times Monthly Stats Feature

The American Statistical Association has partnered with the New York Times Learning Network to promote student understanding of graphs.  The goal of the feature to help students understand and think critically about graphs.  The feature will be called

What’s Going on in this Graph?

Here is a link to the announcement:

The feature will be published starting September 19 and continuing the second Tuesday of the following months (October 10November 14, and so on) through the end of the school year in May.

Leaders in statistical education will lead discussions on the date of the release from 9 am-2 pm around the following questions:

*   What do you notice?
*   What do you wonder?
*   What’s going on in this graph?

This is a great activity to pursue in your classes.

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