Opening agriculture data for innovation: stories from local to global

When data related to agriculture and food is made open or shared more easily, more can be done by scientists, governments, NGOs and farmers to improve agriculture outcomes, say Bianca Wylie, Nikos Manouselis and Ashleigh Weeden. Cross-posted from theodi.org. With global hunger, food security and food safety so vital to human health, productivity and wellbeing, […]

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Hello Room 321! DATA FUN STARTS NOW

Hi everybody! Ready for some data fun? Source Good  Ok, here’s what we’re going to do: Intro activity on computer – (in pairs) 5 minutes Introduction to Data (5 minutes) Computer Activity (in pairs) (15 minutes) Group Discussion: What did you learn? (7 minutes) Then we repeat. At the end, you’ll have five minutes to tell […]

Data for Sixth Graders? Building a Lesson About Data

Through a really cool program I’m doing with my son called Roots of EmpathyI have met an amazing teacher, Miss Thomas. She teaches sixth grade at our local school Holy Family and through our discussions she asked me about ways to get her class to learn about data. She is already teaching her class about many […]