AP Statistics Workshop
July 7-11, 2014
This workshop, designed for new and experienced AP Statistics teachers, will provide an overview of the topics included in the AP Statistics syllabus including the broad conceptual themes: Exploring Data, Sampling and Experimentation, Anticipating Patterns and Statistical Inference. In addition, this workshop will include curriculum design, in-class activities, simulations on the TI-83+, text selection, AP examination expectations, grading, and information regarding the College Board audit. This will be a hands-on workshop. Participants should bring a TI83/84 calculator. Maximum capacity 25. (Monday - Thursday, 8:30 am - 4:15 pm and Friday, 8:30 am -1:00 pm)
Chris True, AP Statistics Consultant, has been teaching AP Statistics and AP Calculus in Nebraska since 1998. He has served as an AP Statistics reader, table leader and a member of the rubric team for the past 14 years. He has presented dozens of AP Statistics Summer Institutes, College Board workshops, AP Annual Conferences, National Math and Science teacher trainings and student study sessions. He has also presented at several regional, national and international Texas Instruments T3 conferences. He has served as the Director of Mathematics Programs for the National Math and Science Initiative. He currently teaches Calculus II and III at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he also serves as a coach and mentor to the graduate teaching assistants who are teaching the recitation sections of Calculus I and II. In addition to teaching, he also leads a committee for the College Board called AP Insight. In this capacity, he is responsible for identifying challenge areas and creating resources for AP Statistics teachers.