“Many thanks for making the long trek north. The sessions went down really well with excellent feedback from the trainees who found both presentations engaging and very useful.”
Paul Jones, Head of Foundation Course Training, Press Association Newcastle
“We’re still using what we learned on a daily basis.”
Alan Kay, Deputy Night Editor, The Times
“My students loved it – our HE administrator was there and she said it was brilliant.”
Mark Benattar, Course leader, Fast-track NCTJ Journalism Diploma, Cornwall College
Goal: to understand different types of averages exist, and know which is most appropriate to use
Materials needed: pen and paper.
Estimated time: 5 minutes.
Goal: To illustrate regression to the mean
Materials needed: 2 dice per person, a “speed camera” (i.e. cardboard cutout).
Estimated time: 5-8 minutes
Goal: to understand that random distributions often produce clusters
Equipment needed: large floor map, counters, wire frame
Time required: 10 minutes