Teaching statistics involves teaching statistical software. What is the best statistical software to my opinion (and the opinion of thousands of other), of course .
A nice IDE is always useful, please consider using
Why is R so great ?
- Because it’s reasonnably easy
- Because most new statistical methods are available on R
- Because of active R communnity: many open-source online help and many exmaples
Here are some of my last discoveries or my favorite ones