## Collaboration in the Mathematical Sciences Community on Mathematical Modeling Across the Curriculum

Peter R. Turner, Rachel Levy, and Kathleen Fowler As representatives of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) who are engaged in education outreach, we are working to bring together the mathematical sciences communities to help facilitate mathematical modeling in the K–12 arena. This effort embraces all aspects of modeling: mathematical, statistical, computational, and […]

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#### Statistics: From College to Pre-college

Robert (Bob) W. Hayden Statistics education at the pre-college and college levels is interrelated in many ways. This article focuses on how current and future changes in college introductory courses may affect what happens in pre-college courses. Along the way, we will examine other relationships. The principal college courses of interest are introductory courses taught […]

#### Consider a Career in Statistics

John Holcomb In recent years, in my roles as chair of the department of mathematics at a large, comprehensive state university and an officer of the Cleveland Chapter of the American Statistical Association (ASA), I often found myself thinking about several semi-related themes. These include: The ASA frequently highlights the need for increasing the statistical […]

#### Statistics in K–12: Educators, Students, and Us

Challenges and resources for K–12 educators and students Mary J. Kwasny Not much more than 10 years ago, statistics was taught in a course of its own in many high schools. Introduction to probability appeared in pre-calculus, but overall, the idea that statistical thinking could be integrated into multiple courses, other disciplines, or earlier in […]

#### STATS4STEM: Data, Computing, and Assessment Resources for High-School Statistics Students

Eric J. Simoneau It’s an exciting time to be a statistics educator. Daily, one hears that the world has become increasingly awash in data, and that there is a pressing need for people to be able to use this information to make decisions. Furthermore, as a K–12 statistics educator, I’ve seen AP Statistics enrollment grow […]

#### A Conversation About Statistics Before College

Barriers and Opportunities for Statistics in Secondary Education To broaden the conversation about statistics education before college, we asked some luminaries in the statistical education world to provide short answers to the following questions: What are the greatest barriers and threats for statistics in secondary education? What are the most promising opportunities (e.g., new forms […]