AP® Statistics

AP Statistics is a course designed for teachers who would like teaching strategies, methods and materials on how to prepare students for success in Advanced Placement Statistics. During this week, participants will learn how to introduce challenging concepts utilizing a variety of activities and integrate technology and the internet for a more interactive classroom. In addition, teachers will collaborate together on discovery lessons, learn techniques to help students improve their technical writing, and to assess student work to prepare students for AP rigor.

Unit 1: Exploring and Understanding Data

Displaying and Describing Categorical Data

Displaying and Summarizing Quantitative Data

Comparing Distributions

Math Transformations of Statistics

Normal Model

Unit 2: Exploring Relationships Between Variables

Scatterplots, Association, and Correlation

Linear Regression Templates

Computer Output

Re-expressing Data

Unit 3: Gathering Data


Experimental Design

Unit 4: Randomness and Probability

Basic Probability

Random Variables

Probability Models

Sampling Distributions

Unit 5: Experimental Design

Unit 6: Inference

Confidence Intervals for Proportions

Testing Hypotheses about Proportions

Participants should bring the following:


Smart Phone

Graphing Calculator

Jump drive or active drop box account


Kay Kubena Kay Kubena received her BS in Electrical Engineering from Rice University in 1984 and her Masters in Math Education from the University of Houston in 1989.  She currently teaches AP Statistics and PAP Precalculus at Bellaire High School in Houston, Texas, as well as serving as math department chairperson.  During her 32 year teaching career, she has taught just about every math course from Algebra 1 to BC Calculus, along with AP Computer Science.  She believes in a very high energy, hands on, activity based approach to create engaging and challenging lessons at every