Target Audience: K-12 parents, teachers, and administrators; lifelong learners
Format: Asynchronous online and self-paced
Time Commitment: 3-3.5 hours/lesson
Duration: 540 days (18 months) of access
This course is designed to help anyone learn and teach with a 21st-century approach to knowledge and teaching. We hope the ideas will help you as a person and help you learn new teaching ideas to share with learners. The course includes a focus on data literacy, and shares content knowledge and teaching ideas for that area. If you are having thoughts of "I don’t know a lot about data" or "That sounds very maths-ey and I don’t like maths," don't worry -- this course is designed to be accessible to you. Whether you are a kindergarten teacher, a high school history or maths teacher, an administrator or parent, or someone just curious about data, there will be ideas for you. By taking this course, you are agreeing to participate in studies that we may conduct as part of our ongoing research into online learning.
Course Learning Objectives
At the end of this course, learners will:
- understand the limitless learning potential of all students and have ways to communicate this information to students;
- understand the nature of our data-filled world and the meaning of data science;
- understand the importance of data literacy for all students;
- understand data analysis tools and different ways to analyze and visualize data;
- understand the cross-curricular nature of data literacy and learning; and
- develop exciting data-filled lessons for all students.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive 2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), equivalent to 20 Professional Development Hours (PDHs). In an effort to support participants with providing documentation of the 2 CEUs/20 PDHs associated with this course, we provide a Professional Learning Record along with a Statement of Accomplishment. You can view a sample Professional Learning Record and sample Statement of Accomplishment, and use these samples to check with or seek advance approval from your school district. Across Stanford, we only provide a Record of Completion for these types of courses, which is an official document but not a Transcript. As a note of clarification, a Transcript is documentation of courses that build toward a Stanford degree.
This course is offered by Stanford Graduate School of Education.
Having trouble enrolling in or accessing the course? Contact us at PLsupport@stanford.edu.