Guest Editorial: Helping Young Learners Make Sense of Data—A 21st-Century Capability

by: Joseph Krajcik

Providing opportunities for students to ask questions about scientific phenomena they encounter in their world is a critical aspect of students learning science. Asking questions leads to students designing ways to collect data to support their claims with evidence. Transforming data into graphs and charts can help students better see trends in the data. Crafting such learning opportunities will support all students in developing 21st-century capabilities that they will use throughout their lives as lifelong learners.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 1/1/2011Stock # sc11_048_05_8Volume 048Issue 05

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