To help with your understanding of data science
Here are a collection of videos and articles which we hope will help you to understand more about how data is influencing our lives.
DataNation is a fantastic resource which combines official 2011 census data with authoritative Ordnance Survey maps. You can investigate local socio-ecomic conditions, view, analyse and personalise this data to engender critical thinking. Ideal as a Secondary school resource. Check out their Learning Resources, where you can find lesson plans, activities and data sets.
These articles should give you a great background understanding of how to communicate to children about data science.
We all know there is way too much jargon in tech. I make it my mission to fight it. It’s pervasive. Jargon, like a virus, multiplies.
Big data and corporate social responsibility go hand in hand. Here are some ways organizations are using data and analytics tech for people and causes that need it the most.
Graphics and visualisations give us a method to use images to describe a story in a way that we can understand. If children want to comprehend the world around them, infographics can do that, writes Simon Rogers
Think of all the things you learned in elementary school: How to read. How to write. How to count. How to do add, subtract, multiply, and divide. These are all learned skills, things that we are not innately born knowing how to do.