Today, the ability to make sense of data is essential. We need next generation solutions to improve data literacy for global citizenry, and career and college pathways related to statistics and data science.
Industry professionals, as well as educational experts, have called for an increased emphasis on data literacy in schools, integrated throughout the K-16 curriculum. The HI-RiSE team aims to help create positive, effective statistics and data education environments in a variety of ways. Through funding and partnerships with the following organizations, HI-RiSE at the Friday Institute is making a strong impact in the education of teachers and students from around the world:
Researchers presented their work during the fourth annual Catalyst Grant Research Symposium, hosted Sept. 27.
Since 2016, Hollylynne Lee and Gemma Mojica have been addressing the need to prepare more educators who can engage students in data investigations through the ESTEEM project. Now, they’re expanding upon that work to help teacher educators through a networked improvement community.
Friday Institute staff taught a three-week robotics class as part of Warren County Schools’ (WCS) Summer Bridge Acceleration Camp July 11-29.