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What Happens When a Statistics Class is Taught with PBL

Emma Chiappetta, Utah State Teacher of the Year 2017, uses a project-based learning approach for statistics. For those who think you cannot teach difficult content without heavy testing, Emma offers an alternative view on what is working in her classroom now.
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Emma Chiappetta – Bio As Submitted

Emma Chiappetta is currently in her fifth year at Wasatch Academy where she serves as a math teacher and Curriculum Coordinator.

Every day, she strives to help her students see what it's really like to be a mathematician and to see the beauty and power of mathematics. She works hard to design meaningful and engaging projects and assessments.

Emma also individualizes learning for each student by using a competency-based approach in her classroom. For her efforts, Emma was awarded “Best of State (Utah), Teacher of the Year” in 2017.

As the Curriculum Coordinator, Emma facilitates peer-to-peer learning among teachers. She works to help teachers find what sets them apart and helps them bring those skills to the forefront so that they can engage with students in an even more impactful way.

Blog: https://geteducatedwithemma.wordpress.com/

Twitter: @emmajchiappetta

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Vicki Davis is a full-time classroom teacher and IT Director in Georgia, USA. She is Mom of three, wife of one, and loves talking about the wise, transformational use of technology for teaching and doing good in the world. She hosts the 10 Minute Teacher Podcast which interviews teachers around the world about remarkable classroom practices to inspire and help teachers. Vicki focuses on what unites us -- a quest for truly remarkable life-changing teaching and learning. The goal of her work is to provide actionable, encouraging, relevant ideas for teachers that are grounded in the truth and shared with love. Vicki has been teaching since 2002 and blogging since 2005. Vicki has spoken around the world to inspire and help teachers reach their students. She is passionate about helping every child find purpose, passion, and meaning in life with a lifelong commitment to the joy and responsibility of learning. If you talk to Vicki for very long, she will encourage you to "Relate to Educate" or "innovate like a turtle" or to be "a remarkable teacher." She loves to talk to teachers who love their students and are trying to do their best. Twitter is her favorite place to share and she loves to make homemade sourdough bread and cinnamon rolls and enjoys running half marathons with her sisters. You can usually find her laughing with her students or digging into a book.

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