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Competition for Best STatistics Education Web (STEW)/Census at School Lesson


Rules and Guidance


Objective

Write a STEW lesson plan that incorporates data from the Census at School website. The lesson plan should:

  • Demonstrate statistics concept(s) from the grades 4-12 curriculum using Census at School data
  • Generate excitement about statistics
  • Follow the STEW template, GAISE guidelines (www.amstat.org/education/gaise), and Common Core State Standards (www.corestandards.org)

Prizes*

Grand Prize: $500
Silver Medal Prize: $300
Bronze Medal Prize: $200

*The ASA reserves the right to present fewer awards should entries not be of sufficient quality.

Eligibility and Entry Dates

ASA members, K-16 teachers, and students involved in education-undergraduate or graduate-are eligible to enter. Entries are due by July 15, and winners will be announced in October.

To Enter

Submit a Word version of the completed STEW lesson to steweditor@amstat.org.

All entries will be considered for publication on the STEW website and Census at School resources website.

Judging

Entries will be judged on the following:

  • Completeness of STEW lesson plan (including compliance with the STEW format)
  • Originality of the incorporation of Census at School data
  • Incorporation of the GAISE guidelines (www.amstat.org/education/gaise) and Common Core State Standards (www.corestandards.org)

Judging will be done by the STEW editor, STEW associate editors, and U.S. Census at School representatives.

Further Guidance

For a description of STEW, the STEW lesson plan template, and example STEW lessons, visit the following:

Additional questions can be directed to Mary Richardson, STEW editor, at steweditor@amstat.org or (616) 331-3364.