Data Navigators 2.0
This course for youth is adapted from our 10-week Data Navigators course for adults interested in exploring how to transform data into actionable information.
In this course teens learn how to organize and manipulate data to find trends and make predictions, and how to use Microsoft Excel and Tableau software to analyze data and create powerful visual stories. Data Navigators 2.0 guides youth through learning data analytics basics, including 1) Posing a question 2) Collecting relevant data 3) Cleaning the data using spreadsheet software 4) Visualizing that data using Tableau, and 5) Analyzing data for insightful trends and correlations. This course is currently available to Rhode Island Nurses Institute Middle College students during their school day and to all Rhode Island students after school.
After school participants in grades 9-12 have the opportunity to earn .5 high school credit through the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) Advanced Coursework Network initiative. Participants will also receive a stipend of $100 for their completion of the program.
A foundation of web-development programming and coding for students in grades 9-12.
A teen summer employment program and an engine for social good, pairing local Teen Associates with data science skills with nonprofit organizations.
Students entering grades 6-8 in the fall are invited to read and join in a fun discussion once a month.