Weaving Data

In this award-winning, unplugged activity, learners use strips of material woven into a fence or other large frame to display data, creating a collaborative art installation that is both eye-catching and conversation-sparking.

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Books for discussing data

Below is a list of books which teachers have found useful for starting conversations about data in the classroom. Book reviews from teachers and learners will be linked below each title as we receive them.

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Data Visualisation Examples

We have pulled together an (ever-growing!) set of data visualisation examples, categorised by type—e.g. bar charts, pie charts, line graphs, scatter plots, histograms, heat maps, and many more—as well as curricular level at which we would expect comprehension and creation of each graph.

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Micro:bit Monsters (Early/First Level version)

Make a Micro:Pet that smiles and sings! In this lesson, learners will code a micro:bit to show a face and make sounds. The learners can then design a papercraft monster to fit round the micro:bit.

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Introducing PPDAC At Early Level

Introducing the ‘Problem Plan Data Analysis Conclusion’ data problem solving cycle (PPDAC) At Early Level.

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Experiences and Outcomes

This Excel sheet is a guide to the Experiences and Outcomes in the Scottish 'Broad General Education' curriculum that feature data literacy.

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