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Explaining More, Assuming Less

Educational statistics illustrations
Allison Horst often illustrates data science concepts and tools with anthropomorphized shapes and…

Catching students cheating with R
Matthew Crump, a psychology professor who discovered high volume cheating in his class…

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The Process 105 – Piecing Together the Basics
You gotta walk before you crawl. Wait a minute.

Understanding Covid19 statistics
For ProPublica, Caroline Chen, with graphics by Ash Ngu, provides a guide on…

Teaching kids data visualization
Jonathan Schwabish gave his fourthgrade son’s class a lesson on data visualization. He…

Datasets for teaching data science
Rafael Irizarry introduces the dslabs package for reallife datasets to teach data science:…

Q&A with Di Cook
Statistics professor Di Cook was one of the first people I ever talked…

Visual explainer for hierarchical modeling
Hierarchical models, or multilevel models, are used to represent data that might vary…

Data exploration banned
Statistician John Tukey, who coined Exploratory Data Analysis, talked a lot about using…

Teaching materials for visualization
Enrico Bertini, who has taught information visualization at New York University for the…

DrawMyData lets you plot points manually and then download the data
When you have graphs to draw or statistical concepts to teach, you need…

Teaching math through percussive dance
Malke Rosenfeld uses percussive dance to teach math to her elementary students. The…

Exponential water tank
Hibai Unzueta, based on a paper by Albert Bartlett, demonstrates exponential growth with…

A visual explanation of conditional probability
Victor Powell, who has visualized the Central Limit Theorem and Simpson’s Paradox, most…