Week 1 – March 7th, 2023 Theme: Data Storytelling

Data Storytelling is the purposeful generation of narrative and visuals to explain aggregate data that tells a story. Whether you are communicating budget data to your board or explaining a principle of IDEA to your families, data storytelling can help you get the job done more effectively. This blog and video demonstrate the why and how clearly: https://www.techtarget.com/searchcio/definition/data-storytelling

Week 2 – March 14th, 2023 Theme: Telling Effective Data Stories with Data, Narrative, and Visuals

In order to use your data to tell stories, you have to first understand the components of data storytelling. Then, you have to know how to match those components to the most effective visual tools. This article explains each step in detail: https://www.datacamp.com/blog/telling-effective-data-stories-with-data-narrative-and-visuals

Week 3 – March 21st, 2023 Theme: Declutter Graphs

One of the pitfalls of telling a story with data is accidentally including too much information and detail in the visual. Learn how to declutter your data visuals using this resource: https://www.storytellingwithdata.com/blog/2017/3/29/declutter-this-graph

Week 4 – March 28th, 2023 Theme: 20 Best Data Storytelling Examples

Want a library of visual tools to pull from for your data storytelling? Here is a list of the 20 most effective examples of data storytelling so far in 2023: https://www.juiceanalytics.com/writing/20-best-data-storytelling-examples