Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Data Science Club Description

Title: “The Data Knights”
Subject: “How computer science looks at 'Big Data' and why understanding 'Big Data' is important.”
Instructor: Ryan Ferris (Isabel's Dad!)
Blog: http://www.teachingdatascience.blogspot.com
Requirements: 5th - 8th grade; high schoolers at SPA; A willingness to work with data, statistics, programming languages, symbolic math. There is no official workload, however suggested assignments will provide an opportunity for introductions to programming, statistics  mathematics, database theory. At home PC, MAC, Unix important to get the most out of this club. A tablet reader/browser may also be helpful.