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Rebuilding Statistics. Andy Pethan / Byron High School @rockychat3 mrpethan.com. Fall 2011. www.pdfshared.net. November 2011. No understanding No retention of prior material No idea why we learned this No motivation to learn why. cnx.org. December 2011. Starting over. Spring 2012. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Rebuilding Statistics

Rebuilding StatisticsAndy Pethan / Byron High School@rockychat3 mrpethan.comFall 2011www.pdfshared.netNovember 2011No understandingNo retention of prior materialNo idea why we learned thisNo motivation to learn whycnx.orgDecember 2011Starting overSpring 2012www.blackenterprise.comcorporate board room"real world"www.badscience.ne???www.savvyhomemade.comwww.webcast50.com.prod.ngin.comAsk a question

Collect data

Analyze data

Communicate resultsUltimate Frisbee

http://thai.alibaba.com/photo-products/Moneyball:Build a winning baseball team with little money using statistics instead of traditional scoutingImage: shalitsstache.comhttp://youtube.googleapis.com/v/AVJuMJqiTxs&start=26&end=69.5&version=3Drafting an Ultimate Frisbee TeamGoal: "Moneyball" this set of Ultimate players to draft the best team in the roomImage: shalitsstache.com

Step 1: Learn the Game12Step 2: pick your teamForm teams of 2-4Each group needs an internet device (computer is better with Drive than tablet)I will number your team -- then go to that doc on the TMC wiki pageImage: www.commonwealthgames.orgCreate a formula that ranks players hereDrag down corner handle to all cells below to score all playersSort by column C to rank your playersDraftRound 1: Team 1, then Team 2, etc...Round 2: Team 16, then Team 15, etc...

Testing PredictionsThe game: Ultimate Frisbee draft/simulationLearn the game (by playing, of course)Analyze thousands of data pointsRank the simulation playersDraft your teamSimulate

17Where's the math?

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Minute to Win ItThe game: Minute to Win It challengesChoose a challengeAsk a questionPlay the gameAnswer the question20Infographics

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