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Introduction to Data Science | High... Introduction to Data Science | High school statistics curriculum

Introduction to Data Science (IDS) Curriculum teaches students to reason with, and think critically about, data in all... see more

Choosing a Statistical Test

This video provides valuable guidance on choosing the appropriate statistical test.

LibGuides: Data Visualization:... LibGuides: Data Visualization: Methods, Tools, Resources: Home

Data visualization is useful for many research contexts. This guide will emphasize two in particular: 1. Exploratory data... see more

Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics: A... Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics: A Data Literacy Primer

It has become simple to create a valid-looking website, which to the unassuming eye resembles an official, big-name news... see more

Research Data Management

This online tutoral explains how to develop a data management plan.

The Fallacy Files: How to Read a Poll

This article explains how the general public can read a news report of a poll without being duped by the hype.

The science behind good charts

This interactive experiment can boost chart-making confidence.

Data journalism training materials

This is a collection of data journalism training materials. Many (although not all) of the exercises have directions that... see more

Excel Easy

Fully illustrated Excel tutorial + 300 examples. 100% free.

A reference to data problems seen in real-world data along with suggestions on how to resolve them.

The Curious Journalist's Guide to... The Curious Journalist's Guide to Data

This is a book about the principles behind data journalism. Not what visualization software to use and how to scrape a... see more

How to Lie with Statistics

This classic book explains how statistics and data visualizations can be manipulated.

Creating Data Literate Students |

This publication provides high school librarians and educators with foundational domain knowledge to teach a new subset... see more

Dataset Search

Google's free tool dataset tool enables users to search 25 million publicly available datasets. The search tool includes... see more

Data Literacy

This site presents resources that depict multiple viewpoints of data literacy.

Statistics in Schools

The U.S. Census Bureau Statistics in Schools program provides resourcs for teaching and learning with real life data. The... see more

Software Carpentry

Software Carpentry teaches researchers in science, engineering, medicine, and related disciplines the computing skills... see more

ICT Literacy in Mathematics

This collection of resources helps instructors integrate ICT literacy into mathematics curriculum. Resources include... see more

ICT Literacy in Statistics

This collection of resources helps instructors integrate ICT literacy into statistics curriculum. Resources include... see more

ICT Literacy in Mathematics

This guide to ICT literacy resources in mathematics education includes standards, MERLOT terms and links, bibliographies,... see more

ICT Literacy in Statistics

This guide includes resources about ICT literacy in statistics education, including standards, MERLOT links,... see more

Data Information Literacy

This website aims to develop and implement a DIL curriculum in conjunction with university faculty to address these... see more

Data Information Literacy

This book articulates a new area of opportunity for librarians and other information professionals, developing... see more

Top 10 Sites for Creating a Chart or... Top 10 Sites for Creating a Chart or Graph

Charts and graphs are effective tools to convey information in a simple and visual way. They're also a great way to track... see more