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Thursday, October 22 • 13:00 - 13:30
Expanding K-12 Students' Learning Experiences with Open Data Science

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An understanding of statistics is becoming increasingly important in our world, and as teachers we have an opportunity to develop student competencies in this area. We will introduce participants to the fundamentals of data science, and look at how open data science activities can be integrated into any teaching environment (especially K-12 contexts). We'll look at ways to incorporate data analytics into curricular outcomes, explore available resources, and talk about how students can analyse data with Python in Jupyter notebooks (CC licensed) through the federally-funded Callysto project.

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Byron Chu

Program Manager, Data Science, Math/ Ethics in AI
Byron graduated from the University of Calgary with a PhD in Biochemistry and today he applies the same scientific principles to data and cloud-enabled projects. Since 2018, he has led the Callysto project in training teachers across Canada on bringing open data and data literacy... Read More →


Thursday October 22, 2020 13:00 - 13:30 UTC
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