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Explaining probability theory versus statistics

I'm not sure whether this question was asked before, but it's hard to search because of lots and lots non-descriptive titles like "statistics and probability". The context: There is an anecdote I ...
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Examples of Metaphors in Statistics and Probability?

I have a couple of questions about teaching of Probability and Statistics for high school students: 1. Can I find metaphors for the teaching of basic concepts of Probability and Statistics? (Please, ...
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I'm gonna give probability regularization classes

There's this group of high-school level kids that failed probability and they want me to teach them so they can pass that subject, i agreed to be their teacher for this 2 weeks, however i'm not ...
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Teaching probability by using a deck of cards

I plan to teach two sessions of probability to 11th grade students using a deck of cards. My classes will be next week. I have already taught them the basic notions of writing sample spaces, computing ...
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Basic Probability: activities

I have to talk about conditional probability, Bayes theorem and law of large numbers. It is a talk for students who are not pure mathematicians, then it is in a simple way. I have prepared some ...
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Two questions related to probability theory and pedagogy

A housemate of mine and I disagree on the following question: Let's say that we play a game of yahtzee. Of the five dice you throw, two dice obtain the value 1, two other dice obtain the value 2, ...