Statistics and Data Science in K-8 

Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2023 

Goal: Provide examples of how to develop statistics and data science content in K-8 classrooms 

Outcomes: Participants will 

  • Consider recent changes in state standards and the inclusion of data science within the K-8 curriculum 

  • Participate in two tasks that illustrate authentic statistical practice and focus on data science ideas 

Facilitators: Leticia Perez, Sheri Johnson, Merve N. Kursav, and Joshua Sawyer


9:00–9:15 AM   Landscape of Statistics and Data Science Education  
9:15–10:00 AM  State Standards and changes  
10:00–11:00 AM Task 1  
11:00 AM–12:00 PM   Task 2