Statistics Education Research Group (Konold et al.)
The new version of TinkerPlots (TinkerPlots 2.1) has been released.
Most importantly, we've made TinkerPlots 2.1 a lot more stable. We've fixed a large number of bugs, both major and minor.
Data Games Summer Workshop was held at SRRI on August 6 - 10, 2012. This weeklong teacher workshop was conducted to prepare a cohort of teachers for classroom field-test this year.
TinkerPlots is "particularly well suited to inquiry learning" and "the flexibility and ease of use of the program lend themselves to students exploring and developing questions of their own about data sets." For more on one person's perspective of the power of TinkerPlots 2.1 in supporting student learning, see the review at learn2inquire.com or download the attached PDF below.
The first ever eCOTS: Electronic Conference On Teaching Statistics was held May 14-18, 2012.