Data for Sixth Graders? Building a lesson about data.

Through a really cool program I’m doing with my son called Roots of Empathy I have met an amazing teacher, Miss Thomas. She teaches sixth grade at our local school Holy Family and through our discussions she asked me about ways to get her class to learn about data. She is already teaching her class […]

Toronto Daily Shelter Census – Call for Help on a Scraping/Publishing tool

Following a panel on affordable housing at Open Data Day 2015 this year, one of the panelists, Melissa Goldstein, a housing advocate, sent me a follow-up note. She identified a problem regarding daily shelter data (see below) and requirements for a tool. Is this something someone with scraping skills is interested in working on? If […]