ISTE along with Project Unicorn have released Better Edtech Buying for Educators: A Practical Guide to better inform educators purchasing decisions.
By: Jordan Morrow. Companies need a workforce that knows how to input data, generate better insights, and feel empowered to use data.
Tom recently attended the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference where he spoke with Cisco’s Education Advocate, Dr. Lance Ford, about active learning, data-driven supports, and flexible secure learning.
Jessica Slusser explains why data-centered cultures work and shares tips on how to build a school culture around numbers.
By: Pak Chung Wong & Alina A. von Davier. What impact can access to the vast amount of data available to educators have on linking student assessment to student achievement? Find out here.
Curriculum Associates has made four major updates to i-ready just in time for the start of the back-to-school season to ensure students and teachers have the best possible tools for success.
Three ideas that continue to gain momentum in the use of education data are interoperability, meta-analysis, and continuous improvement--these shifts can make data usage easier, more widely applicable, and more effective, respectively. Learn more here.
Plumbing--you don’t think about it, but can’t imagine life without it. In education, data is now the plumbing, and IMS Global Learning Consortium is the leading standards-setting body. Here, we look at some big announcements from a recent event they hosted.
By: John LaPlante. In the Youngstown City Schools, a high-poverty school district serving about 5,000 students in northeastern Ohio, our students face significant challenges. Making the most of data is helping us face those challenges.
By: Debbie Clark and Stephanie Williamson. The problem is not that schools aren’t collecting enough information about student performance. It’s that teachers have too much data. It’s overwhelming for them. They don’t know what data points to focus on—and they don’t have time to be combing through massive amounts of data to figure out what students need.