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Possible Lesson Sequence for AS 3.8 Time series (AS 91580)1. Overview  predicting the future  posing a question (Achievement Objectives) ***Assessment Checklist*** EXEMPLARS:  Alcohol Consumptn: Data csv, Information pdf  Word Write up  Google Doc class write up  Travel Destination Data csv , Information pdf  Word Write up  Google Doc class work  Travel Purposes: Data csv, Information pdf  Google doc template  Electricity Production: Data csv, Information pdf  (Website)  Google doc template
For those using EXCEL: 
For Teachers* Be familiar with the Achievement Standard AS3.8 91580 (link to NZQA) * Check the latest information on the NZQA clarifications page as things change all the time, and the exemplars in NZQA may be out of date (as they are in this standard) * Look over the NZQA Exemplars on AS 3.8 Time Series * Material available on the mathstatsfacilitators web site AS3.8 page * AS 3.8 page at CENSUS at schools site. * Check the latest comments on the NZmaths forum (login required) * Any further ideas / suggestions / resources/ comments / errors. Please email maxr@nayland.school.nz * AS 3.8 section on Nayland Web site updated: Feb 2015

AS3.8 (91580) Time series involves using Excel to teach concepts of: moving mean, graphing data, smoothed data, seasonal effect, predictions, then... Using iNZight to do the 'data crunching' and producing graphs Check out the iNZight tips and tricks page. Remember: The Focus is on the statistical cycle and the discussion and interpretation of the analysis.

Other Useful Links for AS3.8 Time series AS 91580)Census at school video on report writing (Lucy Edmonds) and video by Laura Leman & Sophie Wright Pricilla Allan's Wiki  magsmaths.com powerpoints  iNZight  iNZight instructions for time series analysis How to use iNZight. Census at schools resources page  census summary page  data set library  NZ Stats info share Time Series data sets (2012) Data sets with source and variable info for investigations. Time Series Data Sets (2013) Data sets to use for investigations. Economic time series analysis A video about retail sales and building consents. Teacher Information Video (Digital pathways video about the standard in DRAFT form) 