Work Samples

Zeno Literature Review

In 2015, data2insight developed a literature for Zeno, an organization that builds math-powered communities in elementary schools in Washington and Illinois, around the following questions:

  1. What methods are found useful in teaching early learners foundational math concepts?
  2. How is play incorporated in engaging kids in learning foundational math concepts?
  3. What role do families play in teaching early learners foundational math concepts?
  4. What is the impact on early learners of developing foundational math concepts?
  5. What are the risks of too much math in early learning?
  6. What programs are addressing math in early learning?
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Ada Program Report

Data2insight, an independent data science firm, was retained by the Technology Alliance to conduct an evaluation of the inaugural Ada internship program from August to October 2014. The purpose of the evaluation was to further develop and improve the program by answering program staff questions focused on four areas: 1) effective matching of intern and sponsor company; 2) quality internship management; 3) Ada interns’ software development knowledge and skill; and 4) retention and job satisfaction of women in sponsor companies.

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National Institutes of Health Science and Education Partnership Award Recipient (SEPA program) Evaluation Report

In 2012, the Biomedical Association partnered with data2insight LLC to conduct formative and summative evaluation of the National Institutes of Health Science and Education Partnership Award Recipient (SEPA program). The principal objective of the evaluation was to determine the SEPA program’s impact on 1) student learning; 2) student attitudes and beliefs about animal and human research; and 3) public attitudes about and understanding of clinical trials.

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Youth Development Executives of County Data System Recommendation Report

Youth Development Executives of County (CYSO) is a non-profit youth development intermediary organization in Seattle, Washington. Data2insight LLC partnered with CYSO staff and board and Elite Services and Support from October 2013 through January 2014 to:

  • Identify CYSO member data systems needs and technology capacity as well as CYSO’s organizational readiness for shared measurement;
  • Conduct research on best practices in shared measurement initiatives and existing data systems that the CYSO system would need to interface with to inform CYSO’s shared measurement efforts; and
  • Make a recommendation for a data system that would power a shared measurement initiative.
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