Category Archives: statistics

Regression Participatory Action Research

Students gather data on the school and, using excel, uses multiple regressions (linear, exponential, quadratic) while providing explanations of key characteristics each type of graph (slope, growth/decay rate, vertex, etc) in addition to finding intercepts for each and extrapolating 2 … Continue reading

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Measures of Center Lyrical Analysis

Students gather data by counting the number of references to themes of a hip-hop album. They use this to do a simple measures of center analysis on the data and connect their findings to a social issue. Students then present … Continue reading

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Talking Back to the Statistics: How does gun violence affect children and teens?

I got most of my statistics and graphs on gun violence from the Children’s Defense Fund report, “Protect Children, Not Guns” from 2010. http://www.childrensdefense.org/child-research-data-publications/data/protect-children-not-guns.html The Children’s Defense Fund website also has plenty of other data on social justice issues affecting … Continue reading

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