Getting Started with Teaching Data Science in Schools

Jeremy Singer, The University of Glasgow

Learn practical ways to teach data science

Understanding how to use and interpret data will be essential for the next generation, but many schools and teachers aren’t equipped to teach basic data science to students. This course will help you introduce data science in the classroom so that your students are prepared for the future.

You will get an introduction to useful tools for exploring data, learn the basics of statistics and explore how you can embed data activities into your teaching plans. You will get hands on experience interpreting real data so that you feel comfortable helping students get started with data science.

This course is primarily for school teachers, but it might also be of interest to parents looking to teach their children about data science.

Dates:
  • 13 September 2021
  • 12 October 2020
  • 4 May 2020
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  • Language: English Gb

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