All ODI Resources

Our work is organized in two main strands:

  • K-16: transforming K-16 classrooms through the integration of data skills into STEM teaching and learning. View K-16 Projects | Resources.
  • Workforce Preparation: working with community colleges, big data industry experts, and career and technical educators, to help prepare students and early career professionals to succeed in the big data world. View Workforce Prep Projects | Resources.

View our full list of ODI Resources below:

Type Title
Interface/Tool Resource Collection: Data Science Textbooks, Tools, and Certifications

This collection of resources was generated by Data Pathways Community of Practice members—faculty and administrators from 2-and 4-year institutions building data programs.

Interface/Tool Preschool Data Toolbox

The Preschool Data Toolbox is a teacher-facing app plus digital teacher guide (available in the Apple and

Curriculum Streams of Data: Lesson Plans and Resources

Streams of Data has created fourth-grade lesson plans for a five-day sequence about rivers and flooding. The goal of these lessons is to support development of analytical thinking skills around authentic science data. These goals include:

Teacher Support Streams of Data: Lesson Plans and Resources

Streams of Data has created fourth-grade lesson plans for a five-day sequence about rivers and flooding. The goal of these lessons is to support development of analytical thinking skills around authentic science data. These goals include:

Scientific Publication Data Investigations to Further Social Justice Inside and Outside of STEM

This article focuses on discussion and preliminary findings from classroom testing of the prototype learning module: Investigating Income Inequality in the U.S. In this module, students examine patterns of income inequality using person-level microdata from the American Community Survey

Report Profile of an Ideal Pathway Director

The colleges affiliated with the Coast Community College District (CCCD) in Southern California collaborate on delivering career pathways in several industry sectors. Their successful operation largely depends upon the individuals serving in the role of Pathway Director.

Curriculum Zoom In! Science

Zoom In! is a free, Web-based platform that helps high school students build their data literacy through “deep dives” into real-world biology and Earth science problems using authentic data sets.  Each Zoom In blended learning module is a multi-day, standards-aligned science inq

Scientific Publication Measuring Data Skills in Undergraduate Student Work: Development of a Scoring Rubric

Data literacy, or students’ abilities to understand, interpret, and think critically about data, is an increasing need in K–16 science education.

Report Guide for Data Worker Internships

To speed and ease the transition from education to employment in data fields, many community colleges are establishing data internships.

Curriculum Investigating Immigration to the U.S.: Module Overview and Sample Lessons

The Investigating Immigration to the U.S. module focuses on describing, comparing, and making sense of categorical variables. Students investigate questions such as: Are there more immigrants in the U.S. today than in previous years? Where have immigrants to the U.S.

Curriculum Investigating Income Inequality in the U.S.: Module Overview and Sample Lessons

The Investigating Income Inequality in the U.S. module focuses on describing, comparing, and making sense of quantitative variables.

Presentation Building Statistical Thinking with Social Justice Investigations and Social Science Data

This poster provides an overview of the Strengthening Data Literacy across the Curriculum (SDLC) project, which is developing and studying curriculum modules for non-AP high school statistics classes to promote interest and skills in statistical thinking and data science among diverse high school

Presentation Webinar Recording & Slides: Tools for Building Big Data Career Pathways at Community Colleges

On July 8, we presented our Tools for Building Big Data Career Pathways at Community Colleges in an AMATYC webinar. Our presenters shared how they used the tools developed by our NSF-funded project Creating Pat

Report Big Data Stackable Credentials Report

This report describes the efforts of four community colleges, Bunker Hill CC (MA), Johnson County CC (KS), Normandale CC (MN) and Sinclair CC (OH), who partnered with EDC on Creating Pathways to Big Data Careers, a project funded by the National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technological Educati

Curriculum Real World, Real Science Curriculum Modules

Real World, Real Science is a NASA-funded collaboration with the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) that builds on the success of GMRI’S existing

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