Monthly Archives: December 2015

Teaching Data Science to Middle School Students

Do you think teaching data science to middle school students is possible? Can 8th grade students really learn how to solve data science problems? How about identifying what class of machine learning problem they will need to solve? I had no idea if it was possible, so I decided to try it out! With 4.5 hours over 3 days I attempted to  teach middle school students how to predict titanic survivors on Kaggle.com. How’d it go? Freaking awesome!

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