Mom! Dad! I need help!

This is why: A. I support affirmative action B. I think some kids succeed in math and science while most don’t. For the past several days, this call has been heard in our house at

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This is why: A. I support affirmative action B. I think some kids succeed in math and science while most don’t. For the past several days, this call has been heard in our house at

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Life is Full of Disappointments

I have been trying to get ready for two workshops this summer. One is called Visual Data with SPSS (pretty obvious what it is about). The second one is statistics using SAS Enterprise Guide. I

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I have been trying to get ready for two workshops this summer. One is called Visual Data with SPSS (pretty obvious what it is about). The second one is statistics using SAS Enterprise Guide. I

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When Data is Not Art

I failed art in junior high school. When I tell people that, people who actually have artistic talent, they look at me in disbelief and say, “No one fails art. That’s one of the great

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I failed art in junior high school. When I tell people that, people who actually have artistic talent, they look at me in disbelief and say, “No one fails art. That’s one of the great

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Every Picture Tells a Story and Why That Matters

Being a professor can build humility. About twenty years ago, I was teaching the third course in the statistics sequence required of all graduate students. The second course had been taught by an adjunct professor,

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Being a professor can build humility. About twenty years ago, I was teaching the third course in the statistics sequence required of all graduate students. The second course had been taught by an adjunct professor,

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The Next Big Thing

I’m at Seattle this week, at SAS Global Forum, and it is even greater than usual. I go to several conferences each year, some because I am presenting, some because there is a topic that

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I’m at Seattle this week, at SAS Global Forum, and it is even greater than usual. I go to several conferences each year, some because I am presenting, some because there is a topic that

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Happy

Easter. It being Easter weekend I have tried not to do too much work. The world’s most spoiled twelve-year-old has assisted in this goal insisting she needed to be taken shopping for books, nail polish

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Easter. It being Easter weekend I have tried not to do too much work. The world’s most spoiled twelve-year-old has assisted in this goal insisting she needed to be taken shopping for books, nail polish

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Seeing Math and Seeing Problems

Occasionally it has seemed to me that I see things a little differently than other people.  Several years ago, I was co-authoring a paper on outcomes for married people with mental retardation. My co-author was

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Occasionally it has seemed to me that I see things a little differently than other people.  Several years ago, I was co-authoring a paper on outcomes for married people with mental retardation. My co-author was

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