Telling The Story

Telling the Story

Data visualization enables you and your target audiences to think less and understand more. Just as a picture can paint a thousand words, a simple data visualization can speak volumes, especially if the data “artist” practices restraint with the use of colors, shapes, sizes, and statistics and places accuracy above all else. Data visualizations can be a powerful tool for engaging key stakeholders, diagnosing challenges and successes, and driving strategic decisions. Sample data visualizations were gathered from public websites and Virginia Smart Beginnings to illustrate how effective data visualization can be in the early childhood arena.

Sample data visualizations that help tell a story related to early childhood and school readiness using data.