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Education Resources: Statistics

A guide to resources for B.Ed teacher candidates

Introduction to Statistics

       Why use statistics?

Statistics can help public school teachers:

build demographic profiles of their school community

build interesting lesson plans and activities for the K-12 classroom

* teach children social studies and mathematics in a fun and interactive way

For more statistics:

Statistics for Dummies®

by Deborah J. Rumsey

HA 29 .R84 2003


The Cambridge Dictionary of Statistics

by B. S. Everitt 

QA 276 .14 .E84 2002

Storage & EBook

Oxford Dictionary of Statistics

by Graham Upton and Ian Cook


Guide to citing statistics

Canadian Statistics for Teachers

Canada Year Book: Teachers Tool Box

These "lesson plans were created to support curriculum in History and Social Studies..... to help students use the historical information of the Canada Year Book Historical Collection to bring the Canada of the past to life."

Census at School

"An international web-based classroom activity for students aged 8 to 18."

Order the 2016 Census Education Kits

"The 2016 Census Teacher’s Kit has been developed for use in elementary, intermediate and secondary classes across the country. All activities are classroom-ready and have been reviewed to meet curriculum requirements."

Statistics Offices

Statistics Canada

Home page for Canada's National Statistics Agency

Guide to International Statistical Organizations

United Nations' Statistical Commission's guide to international statistical organizations (i.e. United Nations, etc.)

Guide to National Statistics Offices

University of Berkley's guide to national statistics offices from around the world.