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Essential Elements of Comprehensive Data Literacy

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  • Topics

    Data, Evaluation > Data, Infrastructure Development
  • SSIP Phase

    SSIP Phase III

  • Author

    Kristin Ruedel (NCSI) Laura Berry Kuchle (NCSI), Tessie Bailey (NCSI) and partners from IDC, CIID, and NCEO

Developing a solid foundational knowledge of data literacy is integral to building role-specific knowledge and building capacity of educators to use and apply these skills appropriately. However, the definition of data literacy is inconsistent and often too narrowly applied within the field of education. National experts and technical assistance service providers from multiple centers embarked on a journey to more comprehensively and consistently define the essential elements of data literacy in education.

January 2021