Common Core Statistics: Inference through Simulations with Fathom
The Common Core State Standards: Statistics and Probability includes the domain “Making Inferences and Justifying Conclusions.” Within this domain, students are expected to:
- Understand and evaluate random processes underlying statistical experiments
- Make inferences and justify conclusions from sample surveys, experiments and observational studies
This Fathom® Dynamic Data webinar will explore the notion of making inferences by demonstrating how to use simulations to generate a model, so that we can compare actual results to that model. We will also explore sample surveys, randomized experiments, and observational studies.
Corey Andreasen teaches mathematics at North High School in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. He is a National Board Certified Teacher, co-editor of the Activities department of Mathematics Teacher, and associate editor of Wisconsin Teacher of Mathematics. He is also a consultant for Key Curriculum’s Fathom®Dynamic Data software. Corey holds a Bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a Master’s degree in mathematics education from the University of Minnesota.