November 2022

Voting is Now OPEN for the 2022 Data Literacy Awards!

By |2022-11-18T11:28:03-07:00November 18th, 2022|Contests|

The 2022 Data Literacy Awards Shortlist: Final Voting is Now OPEN! We're delighted to introduce the 2022 Data Literacy Awards shortlist candidates, chosen from among the nominations submitted by the general public over the past month. These exemplary candidates helped us speak the language of data even more fluently in 2022, and we'd [...]

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An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: When Small Changes Make a Big Difference

By |2022-11-11T12:57:43-07:00November 14th, 2022|Helpful Explainers|

An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: When Small Changes Make a Big Difference Welcome back to our comic series that explores a range of data literacy concepts. We follow Becky, who describes herself as a bit data-phobic, as she navigates tricky situations at her new job. She'll learn to create effective charts, [...]

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October 2022

NEW BOOK: “Read, Write, Think Data” is Now Available

By |2022-10-23T16:00:24-07:00October 23rd, 2022|Announcements|

NEW BOOK: "Read, Write, Think Data" is Now Available in Paperback & eBook! Our latest book, Read, Write, Think Data, is now available for purchase in both paperback and ebook formats! You can get your copy of the paperback by ordering it on Amazon, and you can get access to the ebook [...]

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Nominations are OPEN for the 2022 Data Literacy Awards!

By |2022-10-19T14:27:17-07:00October 19th, 2022|Contests|

Nominations are Open for the 2022 Data Literacy Awards! We are not alone in our quest to close the data literacy gap and no single person or organization can do it alone. It will take a village and we find our village pretty dang inspiring, which is why we look forward to [...]

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Data Memos

By |2022-10-25T10:34:05-07:00October 4th, 2022|Helpful Explainers|

Data Memos 12 reflections on data (and its representation) that we don’t want to forget in the “next-normal” Written by Giorgia Lupi and Paolo Ciuccarelli Originally published on Giorgia's Medium Account and Center for Design's Medium Account, and covered by Ben Jones in the "Resource Reviews" video series on the Data Literacy [...]

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August 2022

Calling All Students, Educators and Data Literacy Advocates!

By |2022-08-27T14:43:24-07:00August 27th, 2022|Announcements|

Calling All Students, Educators and Data Literacy Advocates! It’s that time of year! Educators and students everywhere are preparing to embark on a brand new school year. Here at Data Literacy it’s the time of year where the data literacy gap in our education system is top of mind. A balanced and up-to-date [...]

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July 2022

Announcing the Launch of our Level 2 On-Demand Course!

By |2022-09-09T14:57:46-07:00July 19th, 2022|Announcements|

Announcing the Launch of Data Literacy Level 2: Working Effectively with Data The time has come! The third course in our Data Literacy training series, Data Literacy Level 2: Working Effectively with Data, is now available for purchase on-demand. Do you ever feel lost in a sea of data? Many people today [...]

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June 2022

3 Signs You’re Working with a Dead-End Dataset

By |2022-06-03T15:01:19-07:00June 3rd, 2022|Helpful Explainers|

3 Signs You're Working with a Dead-End Dataset Every dataset that you work with is imperfect. There are always limitations, but if you take the time to understand the limitations, then you’ll be able to quickly move on from a dead-end dataset or provide the appropriate caveats in your analysis and presentations. This [...]

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May 2022

An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: Percent Change + Percentage Points

By |2022-05-02T07:46:59-07:00May 2nd, 2022|Helpful Explainers|

An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: Percent Change + Percentage Points Welcome back to our comic series that explores a range of data literacy concepts. We follow Becky, who describes herself as a bit data-phobic, as she navigates tricky situations at her new job. She'll learn to create effective charts, grasp statistical [...]

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April 2022

Announcing the Launch of Data Literacy Objective Assessments

By |2022-07-18T11:49:42-07:00April 17th, 2022|Announcements|

Announcing the Launch of Data Literacy Objective Assessments   Assessments are a critical part of any data literacy training program, which is why we’re thrilled to announce the launch of our two new Objective Data Literacy Assessments - the Data Citizen and the Visual Interpreter Assessment. Objective assessments are used to evaluate [...]

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