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Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 1, What is Statistics?
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directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 1 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 6 mins

Statistics is the art and science of gathering, organizing, analyzing and drawing conclusions from data. And without rudimentary knowledge of how it works, people can't make informed judgments and evaluations of a wide variety of things encountered in daily life.

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directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 1 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 6 mins
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Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 5, Boxplots
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directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 5 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 9 mins

Using the example of hot dog calorie counts, we use boxplots to visualize the five-number summary and make comparisons between different types of frankfurters.

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The new Against All Odds is intended as a one-year introduction to statistics. Made up of vivid real-world examples, our goal is to pr...

directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 5 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 9 mins
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Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 8, Normal Calculations
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directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 8 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 13 mins

Visit the Boston Beanstalks club for tall people. Height is normally distributed and we can use membership cutoffs and population data to calculate z-scores.

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The new Against All Odds is intended as a one-year introduction to statistics. Made up of vivid real-world examples, our goal is to pres...

directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 8 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 13 mins
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Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 12, Correlation
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directed by Graham Chedd, fl. 1973; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999 and Graham Chedd, fl. 1973, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 12 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 11 mins

Twin studies track how similar identical and fraternal twins are on various characteristics, even if they don’t grow up together. Correlation lets researchers put a number on it.

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The new Against All Odds is intended as a one-year introduction to statistics. Made up of vivid real-world examples...

directed by Graham Chedd, fl. 1973; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999 and Graham Chedd, fl. 1973, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 12 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 11 mins
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Assessment for Learning in KS3/4 Science, 1, Anita and Biology
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produced by Libra Television, in Assessment for Learning in KS3/4 Science, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2007), 15 mins
Former bio-medical researcher Anita Kapila is now a brilliant biology teacher. In this programme she demonstrates her AfL strategy. Burnham Upper School, where she teaches, uses an assessment model called The Level Ladder. It allows the children not only to know what level they are currently at, but how they can p...
produced by Libra Television, in Assessment for Learning in KS3/4 Science, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2007), 15 mins
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Beginnings of Life, Newborn Development
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directed by Kevin Clark McCarthy, fl. 2011; produced by Kari Dean McCarthy, in Beginnings of Life (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2011), 42 mins
Within the first few minutes of life, children start adapting to their new environment. In this program, we show how professionals use the Apgar test to assess a newborn’s health and the significance of the first interaction between parent and newborn. We then follow the many physical, cognitive, and social chan...
directed by Kevin Clark McCarthy, fl. 2011; produced by Kari Dean McCarthy, in Beginnings of Life (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2011), 42 mins
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Beginnings of Life, Pregnancy in Progress
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directed by Kevin Clark McCarthy, fl. 2011; produced by Kari Dean McCarthy, in Beginnings of Life (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2011), 33 mins
For parents-to-be, the road from conception to birth is one filled with endless questions, changes, and decisions. In this program, viewers learn the early signs of pregnancy and the host of changes women will experience during their 9 month adventure. We explain common prenatal tests and what they can reveal abou...
directed by Kevin Clark McCarthy, fl. 2011; produced by Kari Dean McCarthy, in Beginnings of Life (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2011), 33 mins
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Better Learning with ICT - Case Studies, 1, Presentation: A KS3 and a KS2 Example
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produced by Illumina Digital, in Better Learning with ICT - Case Studies, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2009), 8 mins
This film shows two examples of teachers using presentation tools successfully in the class room. At South Farnham School in Surrey, primary teacher Catherine Monk uses PowerPoint with her Yr6 students to consolidate the work they've been doing about the rainforest. She focuses their attention on the importance of...
produced by Illumina Digital, in Better Learning with ICT - Case Studies, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2009), 8 mins
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Better Learning with ICT - Case Studies, 3, Games -Two KS3 Examples
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produced by Illumina Digital, in Better Learning with ICT - Case Studies, 3 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2009), 10 mins
At Our Lady's Catholic High School in Lancashire, Adrian Gormally works with his colleague Mary Cooch to bring games based learning into his Yr7 geography class. They use customisable games which they either have a licence to use or which are available free online. The class begins with a revision game on climat...
produced by Illumina Digital, in Better Learning with ICT - Case Studies, 3 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2009), 10 mins
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Better Learning with ICT - Case Studies, 5, Data Handling: A Secondary and a Primary Example
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produced by Illumina Digital, in Better Learning with ICT - Case Studies, 5 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2009), 9 mins
This film shows two examples of how teachers are using technology to enhance data handling in the classroom. At St Mary's C of E Primary School in Kent, Colette Cotton is using a variety of data handling software with her Yr5 class. Colette uses data gathered by schools from all over the world and recorded on www....
produced by Illumina Digital, in Better Learning with ICT - Case Studies, 5 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2009), 9 mins
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