Learning Data through Play

Research Overview

Can the constructionist, playful approach to data visualization help learners engage in data literacy education? We explored how to support educators in integrating a playful approach in data visualization lessons and examined how they perceive the role of playful approaches to data literacy education using a Scratch extension tool PlayData.

Project Members

  • Yumiko Murai – Simon Fraser University (PI)
  • Cassia Fernandez – University of São Paulo (Co-PI)

Papers and Presentations

Murai, Y. & Fernandez, C. (2023) Learning through “playing with data”: Teachers’ perspectives on a constructionist approach to data literacy education. In Proceedings of Constructionism/FabLearn Conference 2023.