Learning Resources

Getting Started with R

Getting Started with Python

Getting Started with SAS

Recommended Reading

Programming, Statistics and Machine Learning Books:

Resources for the K-12 Classroom

Organizations with resources:

Introductory classroom materials for data analytics:

  • Bootstrap’s data science course is a free resource with 9 units. It contains lesson plans, student workbooks and a Pyret editor for coding practice.
  • Data Science Kids Academy has a free online comprehensive introduction to data science course that is suitable for advanced middle school or high school students.
  • UCLA’s Introduction to Data Science curriculum give complete lessons and labs for an excellent overview of important principles in programming and statistics.

Materials for introducing machine learning concepts:

  • Machine Learning for Kids introduces basic concepts in a fun interactive item and image recognition program. There are plenty of lesson ideas and hands-on activities as well.
  • Cars.com Technology uses Google’s AutoML Vision to teach students how image classification in machine learning works.