What's New in InspireData

Use InspireData for more ways to explore and understand data

More ways to explore and understand data

InspireData® 1.5 has many powerful new capabilities to help students collect and explore data and help educators integrate InspireData and data literacy into the classroom.

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Easier data collection!

  • e-Survey tool
    Collect data anytime, anywhere using InspireData's e-Survey tool. Create and publish an online survey to gather data, then instantly download results to jumpstart analysis.
    InspireData e-Survey tool


  • 100+ subject-specific databases

              Get started quickly with more than 100 content-rich databases.

  •  Database templates

              Use database templates with predefined structure to guide data collection.


InspireData database template

  • Expanded data formatting options
    Select and define field formats and valid list content to ensure consistent data collection.

More plot options!

  • Bar charts
    Students can create a bar chart or a stack plot with one click. 

InspireData bar chart

  • Line of best fit and line graphs
    Display line of best fit and line graphs in axis plots to connect data points, or to clarify data relationships and investigate trends.
  • Export plots
    Export plots as .jpg, .gif or .png files.

Expanded teacher and classroom support

  • Standards-based lessons plans and classroom projects
    These lesson plans include ideas and instructions for achieving key data literacy standards, corresponding database templates to guide student data collection, and exemplars for teacher demonstration and student assessment.
  • Learn-to-Use Handouts
    These teacher tools provide easy-to-follow instructions for quickly learning and using InspireData.
  • Web resources
    Teachers can easily access additional support materials such as lesson plans and database templates.
  • Teacher database templates for classroom analysis
    Customizable templates allow teachers to track student performance over time, identify classroom trends and support data-driven decision making.