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Word Clouds on the iPad

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I love word clouds. It is the best way to deconstruct a piece of text with students. It lets you start that conversation about language, text types, literacy and the power of the written word. It is also a great way to do a text analysis.
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Great way to introduce vocabulary for Math...Although the words are of the English Language...most times have a very different meaning.

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Making Statistics Simpler - Information Management (blog)

Making Statistics SimplerInformation Management (blog)Students in introductory statistics courses are often given exercises whose solutions require interpretation/application of this Bayesian algebra.
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Obama Education Policy: Second Term Direction Still Not Clear

Obama Education Policy: Second Term Direction Still Not Clear | Math Talk | Scoop.it
In Rick Hess's eyes, President Barack Obama has a big choice to make. "The president campaigned with a different face of education reform than what he championed during the first term," Hess, an influential education ...
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Reasoning Mind math program is improving algebra-readiness ...

Re: “Program for math is back despite study — Little progress seen, but donor warns of loss of supporters,” Sunday news story. A few facts on Sunday's story about the Reasoning Mind math program in DISD.
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Mobile commerce statistics & trends [infographic] - Holy Kaw!

RT @GuyKawasaki: Mobile commerce statistics & trends [infographic] http://t.co/LCJlyBYv...
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Sample Problems on Statistics

Sample Problems on Statistics | Math Talk | Scoop.it
Introduction of statistics sample problem: The word ‘Statistics’ has been derived from either Latin word ‘Status’ or Italian word ‘Statista’ or German word ‘Statistik’ or French word ‘Statistique’ each of ...
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Noam Chomsky Spells Out the Purpose of Education | Open Culture

Noam Chomsky Spells Out the Purpose of Education | Open Culture | Math Talk | Scoop.it
httpv://youtu.be/DdNAUJWJN08 E + ducere: “To lead or draw out.” The etymological Latin roots of “education.” According to a former Jesuit professor.
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China Statistics Chief Says Data to Add Confidence on Growth - San Francisco Chronicle

China Statistics Chief Says Data to Add Confidence on Growth - San Francisco Chronicle | Math Talk | Scoop.it
China Statistics Chief Says Data to Add Confidence on GrowthSan Francisco Chronicle8 (Bloomberg) -- China's statistics chief said people will be “more confident” about the nation's fourth-quarter economic growth when October data are released...
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StatNut Tracks Social Statistics Beautifully

StatNut Tracks Social Statistics Beautifully | Math Talk | Scoop.it
One of my favorite apps for tracking my social stats was Ego, by Garret Murray. Now that Ego isn't in the App Store any more, I've been pining for something a bit fresher and more interesting and StatNut is just that.
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Slippery Statistics Suggest Online Piracy Is on the Wane - E-Commerce Times

Slippery Statistics Suggest Online Piracy Is on the Wane - E-Commerce Times | Math Talk | Scoop.it
Slippery Statistics Suggest Online Piracy Is on the WaneE-Commerce TimesThe first set of statistics in the report are straightforward. Internet data usage is surging.
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How Michael Gove manipulated education statistics

How Michael Gove manipulated education statistics | Math Talk | Scoop.it
The Education Secretary's misleading claim that the UK has plummeted down the international league tables.
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