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1 1. Background information The ASA/NCTM Joint Committee on the Curriculum in Statistics and Probability and the American Statistical Association's Center for Statistics Education encourage students to participate in its annual Poster Competition. This Slam Dunk has been designed to help you organize your ideas, create your poster and finally, compete in this yearly contest Next Image Source: Clipart.com by subscription.

2 2. What should I include? Using the information that you’ve learned in your class, and the information located on the links on this page, brainstorm the ideas that you have for your poster. What is a statistical poster? Poster competition rules 2013 Poster Observations 2013 Poster Winners Next Image Source: Microsoft Office

3 3. Create your poster Remember, your poster dimensions need to be between 8 and 24 inches high and 24 and 30 inches wide (no larger). Remember to structure your poster with the following information:  What is your focus question?  What data did you collect that is relevant to the focus question?  How did you analyze the data?  What conclusions were drawn by the data? Check your poster against the grading rubricrubric Committees of distinguished statisticians and dedicated teachers of statistics meet each year to evaluate entries Next Image Source: Microsoft Office

4 4. Submit your poster Your poster needs to be postmarked by April 1 to the address below. There is no entry fee. Do not send posters rolled in a tube. Multiple entries may be mailed together but must have separate registration forms.registration forms POSTER Competition American Statistical Association 732 North Washington Street Alexandria, VA Next Image Source: Microsoft Office

5 5. More contests! Is your project worthy of additional contest entries? Caucus for Women in Statistics The International Statistical Institute Poster Competition International Statistical Literacy Project Poster Competition Next Image Source: Microsoft Office Thinking of becoming a Statistician? Read more about the fields you could work in as a statistician.Read fields How do I become a statistician? ResourcesResources for Students interested in Statistics More information!

6 6. Teacher Support Materials Common Core State Standards Grade 7 & 8: Statistics and Probability High School Statistics and Probability: Interpreting Categorical and Quantitative Data High School Statistics and Probability: Making Inferences and Justifying Conclusions High School Statistics and Probability: Conditional Probability and the Rules of Probability High School Statistics and Probability: Using Probability to Make Decisions Standards for the 21 st Century Learner Standards for the 21 st Century Learner Read, view, and listen for information presented in any format (e.g. textual, visual, media, digital) in order to make inferences and gather meaning Use strategies to draw conclusions from information and apply knowledge to curricular areas, real-world situations, and further investigations. Time Frame: Varied depending upon the grade level and course of the student. Notes to the teacher:  This project is due by June 1 each year.  This Slam Dunk has been created to assist students in completing the steps necessary to compete in the ASA Poster Competition. Last updated: July 2014 Created by Jamie Higgins Shaull, Department Chair – Social Studies BCPS Slam Dunk Research Model, Copyright 2014, Baltimore County Public Schools, MD, all rights reserved. The models may be used for educational, non-profit school use only. All other uses, transmissions, and duplications are prohibited unless permission is granted expressly. This lesson is based on Jamie McKenzie’s Slam Dunk Lesson module.Jamie Higgins ShaullJamie McKenzie’s Slam Dunk Lesson module


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