Utah STEM Action Center Releases Exemplar Statewide Program Evaluation

MIND Research Institute

A new bar has been set for state-grants-funded digital math programs evaluation. The Utah STEM Action Center has released its 2020 annual report , which includes the results of their comprehensive statewide program evaluation. Ebook: Demanding More from Edtech Evaluation.

OPINION: A lack of diversity in research and analytics is not just unethical — it is dangerous

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The Summer Institute is a global program that focuses on the critical intersection of data science and social science and helps train the next generation of top scientists, engineers, mathematicians and technology innovators.

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Empowering Community Perspectives in Evaluation Research

Digital Promise

What is equitable evaluation? As funders, government agencies, and service providers become increasingly focused on program evaluation results to make evidence-based decisions, evaluators and other researchers seek to answer this question.

Using Data Visualizations to Improve Strategic Decision Making

District Administration

Making complex data more accessible and informative In the Madison Metropolitan School District, the Research & Program Evaluation Office provides rigorous and high-quality research and analysis to support district priorities.

OPINION: Black-white disparities in education correlate with teachers’ implicit biases, but it will take more than education reform to solve the issue

The Hechinger Report

history has resulted in persistent unequal access to opportunity. Chin is a doctoral candidate in education policy and program evaluation at Harvard University. Virginia Lovison is a doctoral student in education policy and program evaluation at Harvard University.

Interactive Field Trips Offered to Educators for Black History Month, President’s Day, Women’s History Month and Earth Day

eSchool News

What sets CILC and its content collaborators’ programs apart from traditional web-based experiences (prerecorded) is the live interactive aspect. A sampling of the programming available include: Underground Railroad Immersive Experience , Ohio History Connection.

Leadership Coaching and How Students and Teachers Benefit

Digital Promise

Recognizing that transformation, especially digital transformation, is complex and sometimes “messy,” Digital Promise is launching a second cohort of our Leadership Coaching program to support K-12 leaders working towards transforming learning in their districts through technology. The Digital Promise Leadership Coaching program is led by Dr. Cindy Elsberry, a retired superintendent with 12 years of experience, and a former member of the League.

National Network Launches to Connect Students in Crisis

eSchool News

Starting in September, students enrolled at participating colleges and universities will be able to access emergency coaching services through a centralized portal connected to InsideTrack’s uCoach engagement platform.

Toward a Conceptual Framework for a Quality, Learning-Focused 1to1 Initiative

More Verbs

I believe, instead, the problem is that we have not nurtured sufficient buy-in for the program, so we need a different set of strategies if leaders are to successfully overcome this challenge. Managing Change: Knowing how to define success and if “it” is working (smart use of data for planning, formative feedback, and program evaluation). Technology metrics are used to establish foundational levels of an implementation (tech access, connectivity, etc.),

Online program expands to combat early learning disruptions caused by coronavirus closures

The Hechinger Report

A Mississippi mom encourages her daughter as she completes a session on the kindergarten readiness program, Waterford Upstart. A Utah-based nonprofit is expanding its online kindergarten-readiness program to families across Mississippi and eight other states in an effort to fill the gap.

Profiles in Success: Evaluation Links ST Math to Improved Growth Mindset

MIND Research Institute

Robeson's principal, Nick Gaines, brought in ST Math to give students access to engaging, personalized instruction and encourage them to become fearless problem solvers. Having seen the impact at other schools, Gaines knew that the program would fit right in with Robeson's culture. “I’m To formally assess the impact of ST Math, Gaines performed a program evaluation, analyzing NWEA scores, ST Math data and even interviewing teachers.

U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: Historical Notes on the Federal Role

Doug Levin

” This letter marked the launch of the implementation of the first federal program dedicated to ensuring universal access to information and communications technology for improved teaching and learning in the nation’s schools. the language that describes the purpose, structure, and requirements of the program); official guidance (i.e., the more detailed program rules, as determined by the U.S. Enhancing Education Through Technology Program.

K-12 Educators and Administrators: Share Your Ed-tech Pilot Approach

Digital Promise

We think if schools are able to run strong, results-based pilots, it will be more likely that teachers and students have access to education technology tools that can help them reach their goals. Director of Research and Program Evaluation. And the programs don’t come with the kind of data our teachers want for the competency-based learning approach we’re taking. “We first piloted an adaptive math program with elementary school students.

A Science Resource for Principals

A Principal's Reflections

It is our hope that this book becomes the go to resource for principals looking to establish and maintain effective science programs that focus on doing science as opposed to just knowing. The book will guide school leaders through the specific aspects and components of an effective science program: inquiry, curricula, program evaluation, inquiry-based learning, assessment, and professional development.

Documenting and Reflecting on Learning

User Generated Education

The learners in my gifted education classes have access to Chromebooks. The final presentations gave me, as the educator, a type of program evaluation where I got the opportunity to learn the most significant classroom projects from my learners’ perspectives. I am a strong proponent of encouraging learners of all ages to engage in reflective practice.

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Transforming a School District’s Leadership and Literacy Instruction to Increase Equity

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The district’s strategic plan—a new way forward—has made developing leadership at all levels a priority including creating a district leadership development program targeting assistant principals.

Edtech Data Improves Purchases and Student Performance

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Evaluating the Evaluation Process. Administrators can consider factors such as whether the schools are urban, suburban, and rural, and how many students participate in Title I programs. edWeb Blog data edtech edtech evaluations Schoolwide Performance

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Good News from Our Nation’s Capital

EdNews Daily

The district is in the middle of a digital equity revolution, being led by a particularly sharp Director of Education Technology and Library Programs, Dewayne McClary. limited data collection, limited program evaluation?, information and access for families?

Over 25 Ideas for eLearning… Inclement Weather and Snow Day Make Up

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

In fact, this winter has prompted some school districts to look at their e-leaning programs and ask the question, “Can the day be made up using eLearning and the internet?” Determine community wifi access points. Investigate possible home connect programs for students who do not have access. Provide labs and access points at buildings in the district and communicate availability to students and parents.

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Michigan School Administrators’ Journey Toward Increased Equity and Inclusion

edWeb.net

Work on developing culturally proficient communities during the previous decade has now led to the creation of a professional learning program designed to increase equity and inclusion during the 2020s, in collaboration with the Michigan Association of Superintendents & Administrators.

IES Selects ST Math for Replication Studies

MIND Research Institute

Department of Education (DOE) Institute of Education Sciences (IES) as one of six math programs to be further investigated under what IES terms “replication studies.”. “We We look forward to using ST Math to help IES realize its vision of a healthier and better-informed market in education program evaluations. But it was a one-off on our program three generations ago, pre-common-core assessments, and one type of school profile. Making Research Accessible.

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IES Selects ST Math for Replication Studies

MIND Research Institute

Department of Education (DOE) Institute of Education Sciences (IES) as one of six math programs to be further investigated under what IES terms “replication studies.”. “We We look forward to using ST Math to help IES realize its vision of a healthier and better-informed market in education program evaluations. But it was a one-off on our program three generations ago, pre-common-core assessments, and one type of school profile. Making Research Accessible.

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5 Principles for Evaluating State Test Scores

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For better or worse, standardized test scores are simple for anyone to access, typically a link or two away on the web. Before joining Digital Promise, Christina led program evaluations for federal and state initiatives and delivered professional development and technical assistance to school districts at Measurement Incorporated. The post 5 Principles for Evaluating State Test Scores appeared first on edWeb. What’s the best way to know what’s going on in schools?

Project Hope Alliance Partners with Think Through Math and Pearson Education

Think Through Math

ORANGE COUNTY, CA — SEPTEMBER 5, 2016 — Project Hope Alliance, a nonprofit organization committed to ending the cycle of homelessness for Orange County families through stable housing and youth education programs, recently launched its Soaring to Success pilot program in partnership with Pearson Education and Think Through Math. The innovative program will focus on children in grades 3-7 served by Project Hope Alliance’s programs who require additional assistance in the classroom.

Three Ways That Rural States Can Become the Hotbeds for School Edtech Innovation

Edsurge

The journey in Wyoming began with new legislation and funding for the development and implementation of grassroots, K-12 and postsecondary distance education courses and programs. To Address It: To address this, state policies were developed that successfully eliminated any barriers to student access and opportunities. Interactive video, online courses and full time programs grew rapidly in the first two years. The future of tech in schools isn’t suburban or urban.

Privacy and Security Evaluation of the Anki Vector Robot

Graphite Blog

As part of the launch of our new smart-device security testing, the Common Sense Privacy Program evaluated a popular smart device called Vector and conducted a hands-on basic security assessment for parents and teachers to learn more. Once you launch Alexa, you are asked to connect the Vector Robot to your Amazon account with your username and password to access personalized results. Privacy evaluation.

Privacy and Security Evaluation of the Anki Vector Robot

Graphite Blog

As part of the launch of our new smart-device security testing, the Common Sense Privacy Program evaluated a popular smart device called Vector and conducted a hands-on basic security assessment for parents and teachers to learn more. Once you launch Alexa, you are asked to connect the Vector Robot to your Amazon account with your username and password to access personalized results. Privacy evaluation.