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Data Literacy for Educators

By Data Scientists Derek Fay, Josine Verhagen, Angelica Gonzalez, and Yuning Xu

A User Guide

Goals of Data Collection and Types of Data

Goals for Collecting Data in Education

Types of Data in Education

An Educator’s User Guide to Data

#1: Approach Data with Curiosity

#2: Understand the Data Structure

#3: Construct Meaning & Interpret

Paired with Technology, Data Literacy and Strategy Can Transform Classrooms

About the Authors

Derek Fay

Josine Verhagen

Angelica Gonzalez

Yuning Xu



Resources, ideas, and stories for PreK-12 educators. We focus on educational equity, social and emotional learning, and evidence-based teaching strategies. Be sure to check out The Art of Teaching Project, our guest blogging platform for all educators.

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