Statistics for Teachers: Professional Development
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 Available Lessons: 111
 Average Lesson Length: 8 min

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Course Summary
Our flexible Statistics for Teachers professional development course can help you earn credits to apply to your teacher's license renewal. Watch our short video and text lessons to complete this course in just a few weeks and refresh your knowledge of important statistics, data analysis and probability topics.to start this course today
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Check your knowledge of this course with a 50question practice test. Comprehensive test covering all topics
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How It Works
Earn professional development credits to renew your math teaching license with Statistics for Teachers. Brush up on statistics topics so you can better teach algebra, business math, and other math subjects. Learn on your own schedule and at your own pace. You can complete this course in under two weeks  perfect for teachers who need to earn math credits in a hurry!
 Watch engaging video lessons about probability and data analysis.
 Check your knowledge of things like probability distribution and statistical estimation with practice quizzes and exams.
 Ask clarification questions from our expert math instructors.
 Earn 3 college credits by taking the UExcel Statistics exam.
Always check with your school district or state Department of Education to ensure that the course credits will be accepted before beginning the course. UExcel credits are accepted by over 2,000 schools and directly by many state departments of education.
Who's It For?
Statistics for Teachers is ideal for any teachers looking to earn credits to use toward licensure renewal. The flexible, selfpaced format makes it easy to fit your studies into a busy schedule. The course is fully online, so you can study anytime, anywhere. This course also benefits:
 Science and math teachers who want to brush up on statistics
 Teachers who want to incorporate engaging statistics videos into their instruction
 Teachers planning a statistics unit or course
 Aspiring math teachers
Why It Works
 Fun and Engaging: Animations and interesting examples make statistics easy to learn.
 Expert Instructors: Expert math instructors break difficult concepts down so they are easy to remember.
 Practice Makes Perfect: Quizzes and practice exams let you review statistics terminology and key concepts and track what you've mastered.
 Quick and Flexible: Learn on your own schedule and on any device. You could earn math credits in less than two weeks.
Other Benefits
 Access our full library of professional development courses for teachers, including Precalculus for Teachers, Quantitative Analysis for Teachers, and Research Methods in Psychology for Teachers.
 Find 10,000 engaging lessons that you can use in your classroom or assign out to students.
 Watch more lessons in statistics as well as algebra, calculus, geometry, and other math topics.
 Earn transferable college credit for dozens of courses.
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Course Plan for Earning Credit in Less Than Two Weeks
Follow this course plan if you want to complete Statistics for Teachers and be ready to earn transferable credit in less than two weeks. For each chapter assignment, take all of the lesson quizzes and the practice chapter exam at the end of each chapter. If you miss any questions, review the video lesson to master the concept.
Day  Assignment  What You'll Learn 

Day 1  Chapter 1  Statistics Overview (parameters, sampling, bias) 
Day 2  Chapter 2  Data Summarization (mean, median, mode, and range; spread; percentiles; standard deviation) 
Day 3  Chapter 3  Tables and Plots (frequency tables, histograms, dot plots, bar graphs, pie charts) 
Day 4  Chapter 4  Probability (mathematical sets, probability of independent and dependent events, simple conditional probabilities, independence, permutations) 
Day 5  Chapter 5  Discrete Probability Distributions (random variables, expected values, binomial experiments) 
Day 6  Chapter 6  Continuous Probability Distributions (normal distribution, zscores, probabilities as areas of geometric regions) 
Day 7  Chapter 7  Sampling (random sampling, sampling distributions, the central limit theorem, the law of large numbers) 
Day 8  Chapter 8  Statistical Estimation (point and interval estimations, confidence intervals, t distribution, biased and unbiased estimators) 
Day 9  Chapter 9  Hypothesis Testing (hypothesis testing for large independent samples, small independent samples, matched pairs, and proportions; effect size in hypothesis testing; type I and type II errors in hypothesis testing) 
Day 10  Chapter 10  Regression and Correlation (scatter plots, linear regression, residual analysis, correlation coefficients, linear relationships) 
Day 11  Final Exam  Take the practice final exam to see what you've mastered and make sure you are ready to earn credit for statistics 
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