A chapter by Beth Chance and Allan Rossman that introduces several key topics in statistics such as: distributions, p-values, confidence intervals, samples/populations, and drawing statistical conclusions . This chapter could serve as an introduction to the topic or as a refresher for students in a more advanced course. You can access the full chapter here.
01. Why Statistics Are So Important
A quick 3 minute TED talk about why learning about statistics is more important than calculus from Arthur Benjamin. It helps to show this early in a statistics course to combat questions about, “why do we need to learn this?”