**StATS: ****Teaching Statistics, An International Journal for Teachers (January 3, 2007)**

A regular contributor to EDSTAT-L (DR) mentioned the following interesting resource:

**Teaching Statistics - An International Journal for Teachers**. Gerald Goodall, David Green, The Teaching Statistics Trust 2006. Accessed on 2007-1-3. www.rsscse.org.uk/ts/gtb/contents.html

The journal, Teaching Statistics, appears to offer a wide range of interesting articles and this page summarizes the best articles over the past five years. Here's a list of the articles:

Section 1 Students’ Understanding

Teaching Independence (P) H DahlSecondary Students’ Concepts of Probability R MadsenStatistics and Intuition for the Classroom (P) S Chatterjee and J HawkesUnderstanding Conditional Probability S Tomlinson and R QuinnData Handling: An Introduction to Higher Order Processes J Watson and R Callingham

Section 2 Statistical Topics

Assumptions are important: the Paired and Pooled t test J C W RainerLearning about Extremes S Coles Consecutive Pages Estimating the Size of a Population R JohnsonSampling Errors in Political Polls Z M KmietowiczDon’t get t out of proportion! G GoodallA Multiple Regression Project R JohnsonExploring Sampling J NicholsonTesting for Differences between two brands of Cookies R C MagelThe BioSS Challenge - A demonstration of sampling bias (P) T S Smart

Section 3 Primary School Focus

Graphing in the Primary School L Pereira MendozaPrimary Data A Bramwell

Section 4 Practical Activities

Teaching by Design A BowmanA Tale of Six Cities N HuntDon't discard last week's TV Guide! A Graham,Tree Slugs C du FeuHow Manv Fish are in the Pond? R JohnsonAsking Sensitive Questions in Surveys P HutchinsonHow long is a piece of string? (P) R Riddiough & J McCollLawn Toss: Producing Data On-the-Fly E NordmoeWhy Stratify T Hodgson & J BorkowskiBUSTLE: a Bus Simulation (P) J ApplebyA Sort of Statistics Lesson C du FeuCoke or Pepsi? M Levine & R H Rolwing

Section 5 Using Computers and IT

Teaching Statistics through Resampling C Ricketts & J BerryHow Long will it take to Build Jack’s House R Riddiough & J McColl!Using Spreadsheets to Calculate Prob(X+Y = w) J C TurnerTesting Colour Proportions of M&M’s R W Johnson

Section 6 Statistics at Work

Contributions of Biometrics to the Developing World (P) M Darmi & R PoultneyPatients. Medicines. Policies and Statistics S DayDetermining Adequate Sample Sizes A Fielding

Section 7 Probability Topics

Recognising Randomness D GreenCoincidences: the truth is out there R Matthews & F StonesOverlap Probabilities and Delay Detonators N T DiamondSquaring the Circle - statistically speaking P GlaisterA Probability Game J MelroseA Probability Game - letter R W Johnson

Section 8 Lessons from History

The Analysis of Experimental Data. D V LindleyStatisticians have a word for it D Bissell

Section 9 Miscellany

World's 100 largest Cities D Drew & D SteyneThe ‘Golden Egg’ (P) H KimberScoring Patterns in Rugby League J CroucherLotteral Thinking? R WatsonMurphy’s Law of Maps (P) R MatthewsCountering Indifference Using Counterintuitive Examples L LesserIndustrial Visits Work B GibsonHow Random was the 1998 World Cup - letter G SimpsonDirectional Data G Goodall

Note: C Oswald George prize-winning articles are indicated by (P)

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