Social Network Analysis Toolkit: Building Stronger Networks for EdClusters

Digital Promise

To aid EdClusters in developing this understanding, Digital Promise has created a new toolkit that delivers a crash course in Social Network Analysis (SNA). The post Social Network Analysis Toolkit: Building Stronger Networks for EdClusters appeared first on Digital Promise.

Using DataBasic for Simple Data Analysis


However, a lot of the tools for next-level data analysis aren’t particularly easy to use and can be overkill for simple lessons. Have you tried DataBasic, or do you have a favorite tool for classroom data analysis? Reviews Software Teaching data analysis database visualization

Analysis: Trump’s Justice Dept moves to protect whites in college admissions

The Hechinger Report

Their issues are financial access to college, not that black or Latino students are taking their places. The post Analysis: Trump’s Justice Dept moves to protect whites in college admissions appeared first on The Hechinger Report. Analysis Higher Ed Politics Race

40 Most Popular Ed-Tech Tools in K-12 Identified in New Analysis

Marketplace K-12

The study showed that half of the time schools access ed-tech tools is for operational purposes (such as using online gradebooks) and for research and data gathering. The post 40 Most Popular Ed-Tech Tools in K-12 Identified in New Analysis appeared first on Market Brief.

Wordle for Visual Analysis & Prediction

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Groups share their sentences with the class (5 mins) and make sure a copy is saved to access later. This is a Wordle of Eliza Doolittle''s final monologue to Professor Henry Higgins where she tries to explain her analysis of their relationship.

App of the Week: Video analysis of performance

eSchool News

Coach’s Eye-Video Analysis. It allows detailed, visual feedback thanks to powerful analysis tools and superior playback ability. Find exact moments in a performance, tap Analyze to open a variety of analysis tools, and then tap Record to capture your analysis.

Engaging Students in Critical Social Media Analysis Through Debate

Educator Innovator

Access toolkits with resources related to these topics and more are available online.

Building Thinking Skills to Help Students Access Their Best Work


Students need these skills in everything they learn, but often aren’t aware of them as interstitial thinking steps necessary for a deeper analysis or more meaningful product. Instead, analysis and synthesis have to become part of every performance task in every class.

Good analysis of higher ed trends and strategy: Jon McGee’s _Breakpoint_

Bryan Alexander

Jon McGee’s Breakpoint (2015, Johns Hopkins) offers a very solid, useful, and accessible analysis of current trends in higher education. In the book’s first half McGee does a great job of exploring transformative forces in economics, demographics, and culture.

Good analysis of higher ed trends and strategy: Jon McGee’s _Breakpoint_

Bryan Alexander

Jon McGee’s Breakpoint (2015, Johns Hopkins) offers a very solid, useful, and accessible analysis of current trends in higher education. In the book’s first half McGee does a great job of exploring transformative forces in economics, demographics, and culture.

Introducing The Idealis, An Open-Access Journal for Library and Information Science Research


There’s a new resource for librarians looking for high-quality, open-access library and information science research, The Idealis. Profession open access scholarly communication scholarly publishing

Will thousands of prison inmates lose access to college?

The Hechinger Report

They actually asked us what is important,” said Nixon, the executive director of the New York-based College and Community Fellowship, which helps women get access to education after incarceration. The post Will thousands of prison inmates lose access to college?

Accessibility, Audio Texts, and the Persistence of Print


Her scholarly work focuses on the circulation of ideas about race, sex, and gender via visual and material culture; her work for Yale's Center for Teaching and Learning supports the university's accessibility initiatives. Asking faculty to make their course materials accessible is challenging.

Virginia State Project: Initial data analysis highlights broadband opportunities for divisions

Education Superhighway

This past spring, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced a partnership between the state of Virginia and EducationSuperHighway to work toward ensuring that all Virginia public schools have equal and affordable access to broadband technology. Cost drivers for high-speed Internet access.

National Study: What Apps Work Best?


General data on use is valuable but even more relevant is an analysis of what apps were most widely adopted, used, used intensively, and were successful in promoting student learning in math, ELA, and science. resources Webinar Resources App historical analysis Research technology

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Accessing Knowledge and Expertise

Connecting 2 the World

This is a continuation of my dissertation: The last two themes dealt with how the group and members accessed, created, and used knowledge and expertise. In the one theme, knowledge and expertise of perceived value often was used as currency within the power structure, with study participants sharing, accessing resources, or withholding their knowledge and expertise based on their analysis of situational factors within the environment.

5 Principles for Evaluating State Test Scores

For better or worse, standardized test scores are simple for anyone to access, typically a link or two away on the web. First, data analysis is reductive; details about the data are lost when aggregated at the school, district, or state level.

Read Works Provides Access to Handy Text Passages


I recently discovered ReadWorks - this website provides free access to reading passages and much more, with skill and strategy units on many topics in comprehension. Expository text passages are handy for language intervention. There's a lot you can teach with a passage as a context!

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A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking


And they could be critical for baseline analysis of student skills and formative assessment. Argument Analysis : Students compare and evaluate two posts from a newspaper’s comment section. Homepage Analysis : Students identify advertisements on a news website.

Few preschool apps are developmentally appropriate, report finds

The Hechinger Report

K-12 News online learning Technology accessThe iPhone App store offers dozens of apps aimed at preschool students. Photo: Jackie Mader/The Hechinger Report.

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The rural school district Obama fought to save

The Hechinger Report

Students in Dillon had little access to Advanced Placement courses, art and music; and teacher salaries were much lower than in other parts of the state. Analysis K-12 NewsNow shuttered, this portion of J.V.

I got to choose private schools, but will vouchers really help other kids make it?

The Hechinger Report

It’s the central tenet of President Trump’s plan to reform American education: Give more families access to the kind of school choice that has always existed in America for those who can afford it.

Google I/O 2018 - big announcements from the opening keynote - very cool stuff!

Educational Technology Guy

Many will be great for education, including news, accessibility and more. Different context, opinions, fact checks, analysis. g suite GAFE/Chromebooks tips google google accessibility Google for EducatorsGoogle kicked off Google I/O 2018 , their developer conference, yesterday, 5/8/18, with a keynote that had some amazing announcements in it. Here is a summary of them with links to more info on each one. I'm pretty excited for these.

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Ten jobs that are safe from robots

The Hechinger Report

They’re also likely to require higher education, according to a Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce analysis conducted for The Hechinger Report. The analysis was based on information from the O*NET Resource Center and the U.S.

As more Latinos go to college, schools vie to become Hispanic-Serving Institutions

The Hechinger Report

For example, at Oklahoma Panhandle State University, the six-year graduation rate for Latino students pursuing a bachelor’s degree is 20 percent, but for all students it’s 43 percent and for white students it’s 46 percent, according to a Hechinger analysis.

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New data show some colleges are definitively unaffordable for many

The Hechinger Report

It’s also simple math: The net prices charged by some private colleges and universities — the actual cost, after grants and discounts — are now significantly higher than some families’ entire annual incomes, the analysis, of U.S.

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After colleges promised to increase it, hiring of black faculty declined

The Hechinger Report

Data analysis by Peter D’Amato. Higher Ed News Civil rights Data and research Higher education access Investigations RaceEbony McGee, a Vanderbilt University associate professor who studies diversity in education, in her office at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College.

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Panicked universities in search of students are adding thousands of new majors

The Hechinger Report

The 15 universities and colleges nationwide that responded to the expansion of legalized gambling by rushing to add programs in casino management, for instance, produced all of 34 graduates in 2016, or about two graduates per program, an analysis by the education consulting firm Eduventures found.

Eligible for financial aid, nearly a million students never get it

The Hechinger Report

Last year alone, more than 900,000 low-income students who applied for and were found eligible for state financial aid for college never received it, because states ran out of money, according to a new analysis of state data by The Hechinger Report.

The community college “segregation machine”

The Hechinger Report

A Hechinger Report/inewsource analysis of California community college data yielded stark results. Higher Ed News achievement gap community college Graduation and dropouts Higher education access Higher education completion Race Testing

Tackle teacher shortages with online learning

The Christensen Institute

These chronic shortages, in turn, tend to limit the coursework that students can access. For example, two in five high schools don’t offer physics, according to a recent Education Week Research Center analysis of data from the U.S.

Billions in federal financial aid is going to students who aren’t graduating

The Hechinger Report

students at four-year universities and colleges who got Pell Grants in 2011 graduated within six years, an analysis of this data by Seton Hall University assistant professor of education Robert Kelchen shows. The Old Manse, the centerpiece of Arkansas Baptist College in Little Rock.

We won’t have any black Mark Zuckerbergs or Bill Gates till we do this

The Hechinger Report

About one-third of all black collegians earn degrees in either a STEM-related (science, technology, engineering and math) field or in business, according to my analysis of integrated post-secondary education data system (IPEDS), the national dataset of college outcomes.

A case for educational reparations for the incarcerated

The Hechinger Report

Eleven percent of black men in Louisiana have a college degree, compared to 25 percent of white men, according to my analysis of 2016 census data. Andre Perry Columnists Higher Ed Opinion Adult learning community college Funding Higher education access Higher education affordability Race

Critics warn that well-meaning reforms may be lowering the quality of college

The Hechinger Report

Higher Ed News Higher education access Higher education affordability Higher education completion Investigations Law and policyA student walks past the Bender Library on the American University campus in Washington, D.C.