Forthcoming ‘Teach Data Literacy’ events
The Data Education in Schools team are inviting primary teachers to join them online w/c 28th August. The two events will bring the team together with teachers from across Scotland to discuss 'Teach Data Literacy: a guide for primary teachers' share ideas, answer questions and think about how teachers are already using the resource.
Spreading the word on data education
The DES team had a very busy June! In addition to the Borders Inspire Festival and the launch of our Teach Data Literacy Handbook, Kate and Jasmeen have travelled near and far to spread the word on data and its importance in the lives of children and young people.
Launch of ‘Teach Data Literacy: a guide for primary teachers’
'Teach Data Literacy: a guide for primary teachers' is a resource developed by the Data Education in Schools team to support teachers to enhance opportunities for all to build the skills and habits of mind relevant to data problem-solving.
Inspiring data science in the Scottish Borders
The Inspiring Learning Festival has been running in the Kelso this week, with 2500 learners travelling from every Primary and Secondary school to try out exciting STEM and creative digital activities, including a couple of data science activities run by the Data Education in Schools Team.