Drive Deeper Thinking in Math: Designing an Error Analysis Station

Catlin Tucker

However, during a station rotation lesson, my offline error analysis station typically follows my kinesthetic station. My students learn the value of reading the entire question as they engage in this error analysis station, which helps them when they sit down to take the SAT in spring.

PARCC Prep: Literary Analysis Writing Task

MiddleWeb

Using the PARCC as a springboard, literacy consultant Sarah Tantillo details a 10-lesson strategy to prep for the Literary Analysis Writing Task and links to other preps at her blog. Articles Common Core CCSS assessment ELA testing literacy literary analysis PARCC Sarah Tantillo SBACAre your students ready for Common Core ELA assessments?

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PROOF POINTS: Researchers blast data analysis for teachers to help students 

The Hechinger Report

In a 2016 survey by Harvard’s Center for Education Policy Research, 94 percent of middle school math teachers said they analyzed student performance on tests in the prior year, and 15 percent said they spent over 40 hours on this kind of data analysis. Why doesn’t data analysis work?

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). In addition, our toolkit links to several free and paid tools that can be used to enhance learning about social network analysis, conduct surveys, and visualize network data and connections. The post Social Network Analysis Toolkit: Building Stronger Networks for EdClusters appeared first on Digital Promise.

Analysis: hundreds of colleges and universities show financial warning signs

The Hechinger Report

A total of 2,662 schools were included in the analysis, and 2,264 had enough data to be evaluated in every category. Our analysis of the stress test results found: Nationwide, more than 500 colleges and universities show warning signs in two or more metrics.

Vernier Graphical Analysis Pro App Wins Top Education Awards

eSchool News

The Vernier Graphical Analysis Pro app, which engages students in advanced data analysis from biology, chemistry, and physics experiments, was recently recognized by two leading education awards.

4 in 10 Educators Lack a Voice in Choosing Ed Tech, New Analysis Finds

Marketplace K-12

The post 4 in 10 Educators Lack a Voice in Choosing Ed Tech, New Analysis Finds appeared first on Market Brief. A research project is documenting the good and bad experiences of classroom educators with ed-tech tools.

New Physics E-Book Helps High School and College Students Explore Mechanics Concepts Using Video Analysis

eSchool News

BEAVERTON, Oregon — To support high school and college physics instruction, Vernier Science Education has released Vernier Video Analysis: Conservation Laws and Forces. The abridged materials are appropriate for students who are familiar with Vernier Video Analysis.

Data analysis reveals keys to student success

The Hechinger Report

With the right analysis, teachers and administrators can discover similar correlations between things like student support and course completion. The post Data analysis reveals keys to student success appeared first on The Hechinger Report. Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. Subscribe today!

When to SCHEDULE a WIFI ANALYSIS [VIDEO]

SecurEdge

In this Wi-Fi Minute, Danny describes when you should consider scheduling a Wi-Fi analysis for your business. Having issues with your current wireless network or looking to upgrade for the future? Wireless Performance Wi-Fi Minute Awareness Stage

Feeling Stuck with Video Analysis? Try These 5 Effective Video Focusing Techniques

Edthena

When doing video analysis of your teaching, it can be tempting to comment on everything you see and tag every moment. It’s helpful to have a more targeted approach for your video analysis. Spot: The first step in building video analysis skills.

Feeling Stuck with Video Analysis? Try These 5 Effective Video Focusing Techniques

Edthena

When doing video analysis of your teaching, it can be tempting to comment on everything you see and tag every moment. It’s helpful to have a more targeted approach for your video analysis. Spot: The first step in building video analysis skills.

Vernier releases free Graphical Analysis app for Chromebooks

Educational Technology Guy

Vernier, makers of very popular sensors and data collection systems, have just released their free Graphical Analysis app for Chromebooks. The app can then be used to create graphs, create annotations, and perform analysis with statistics. Graphical Analysis for Chrome and its support of Vernier sensors provides schools with an easy-to-use and cost-effective way to further utilize Chromebooks and engage students in hands-on learning in science and STEM classrooms.”

Global Spending on K-12 Digital Instruction and Assessment to Double Over Next 4 Years, Analysis Predicts

Marketplace K-12

The post Global Spending on K-12 Digital Instruction and Assessment to Double Over Next 4 Years, Analysis Predicts appeared first on Market Brief. Digital instruction and assessment has grown over 20 percent during the pandemic, and the market is expected to climb over the next few years.

Using Task Analysis to Guide IEP Goals and Instruction

N2Y

Many educators find task analysis a useful strategy for teaching students to complete multi-step tasks or skills. Essentially, task analysis is used to break down complex skills into manageable, discrete steps. Task Analysis as an Assessment Tool. Task Analysis in Instruction.

Using Task Analysis to Teach Daily Living Skills

N2Y

Task analysis (TA) is a practice often used in the classroom to teach multi-step skills or behaviors related to academics, communication and social skills. Task analysis is used to break down complex skills into manageable, discrete steps. Planning for Task Analysis.

Pace of Mergers and Acquisitions in Education Market Jumps, New Analysis Finds

Marketplace K-12

The post Pace of Mergers and Acquisitions in Education Market Jumps, New Analysis Finds appeared first on Market Brief.

More Than a Million Students Disengaged from School at End of Academic Year, Analysis Suggests

Marketplace K-12

An analysis by the parent-school communication platform Remind seek to gauge the number of students who disengaged from school when districts were forced to go to remote learning at the end of last academic year.

What is Item Analysis? And Other Important Exam Design Principles

Turnitin

In this blog post, we define and explore exam design principles--how can we use item analysis to increase teaching efficacy and assessment accuracy

New Data Analysis from CatchOn Finds Digital Engagement in K-12 Districts Increased Despite Pandemic Challenges

eSchool News

“Student Level Data Engagement Analysis” aggregates device and app usage data to assess student engagement. CatchOn’s Student Level Data Engagement Analysis is based on the actual device and app usage data of 47 school districts from January 2020 through January 2021.

Introducing Discourse Analysis Books for Research Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

In response to a request we received a few days ago from one of our readers, here is a collection of some of the best texts written on ‘Discourse Analysis’. These works are particularly useful for.read more

Using DataBasic for Simple Data Analysis

ProfHacker

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

Engaging Students in Tobacco Ad Analysis

MiddleWeb

What works to discourage adolescents from smoking? Media literacy expert Frank Baker suggests taking on Big Tobacco's pervasive and persuasive marketing tactics, involving students in creating their own anti-tobacco ads. Baker provides the background and resources.

Use DataClassroom to Teach Graphing, Data Analysis and Statistics

techlearning

DataClassroom helps teachers store, manipulate, and analyze data sets

For Research Students- 14 Seminal Works on Discourse Analysis

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Discourse analysis is an interdisciplinary area of study that combines a multitude of theories, methods, and analytical procedures. Approaches to discourses analysis vary according to ones analytical.read more

Vernier Software & Technology Launches New Vernier Graphical Analysis™ Pro App for Science Instructors and Students

eSchool News

Expanding upon its award-winning Vernier Graphical Analysis app, Vernier Software & Technology is launching the Vernier Graphical Analysis Pro app to engage students—either remotely or in the lab—in more advanced analysis of data from biology, chemistry, and physics experiments.

Using Text Analysis to Discover Work in JSTOR

ProfHacker

Software Teaching databases jstor research text analysis who knew JSTOR had a lab JSTOR have just announced the JSTOR Labs Text Analyzer , a clever tool–still in Beta–that will analyze any document you upload (or text that you copy and paste) and find suggested matches in the JSTOR archives. It’s an interesting proposition–if you click that link on a phone, you can even take a picture of text and the Analyzer will process that.

Emerging technologies: a more detailed Gartner analysis

Bryan Alexander

Gartner focuses on the internet of things, security concerns, and information/data analysis. This month Gartner Research offered a top-level forecast of where technologies are going over the next five years. At the same time they explored technologies in greater detail with this report , which I’ll summarize here. It’s a pretty solid list, not offering any wild surprises. Much will be familiar to FTTE readers.

Critical Analysis and Information Literacy

Edutopia

Judy Willis MD Brain-Based Learning Teach students to evaluate what data needs to be gathered, what characterizes fact versus opinion, and where to find the most current and useful information

Vernier Software & Technology Enhances Physics App and Publishes New E-book to Engage Students in Video Analysis

eSchool News

Vernier Video Analysis ® app and new e-book help students learn important physics concepts in both in-person and remote learning environments. Students can now learn key physics concepts and engage in video analysis in both in-person and remote learning environments.

10 Tools That Can Help Students With Case Study Analysis

EmergingEdTech

Image Source A Range of Tools to Lend Efficiencies to Case Study Assignments Case study analysis is a serious work that often demands a lot of time and effort. Students need to go through a lot of. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!]. Free Tools & Resources _ Miscellaneous Tools and Topics apps to aid in case study case study tools free case study tools

Education Research Meta Analysis from Hattie and Yates

Hapara

The Hapara team is reading Visible Learning and the Science of How We Learn by John Hattie and Gregory Yates. The book is an easy to read distillation of Hattie’s work synthesizing the results from education research around the world. Edtech Blended Learning Hattie Edtech Update

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Teaching undergrads how to write an analysis.

Connecting 2 the World

While many are able to string together content in a grammatically correct manner, over the last five years I have noticed their perplexed looks when I ask them to write an analysis. So this year, I decided I would teach all my classes how to write an analysis. After reading Deanna Mascle''s lastest blog post asking what we as teachers are doing to teach writing, I decided to share the document I created to help explain to my students how to write an analysis.

Text Analysis With Voyant 2.0

ProfHacker

A few weeks ago, coincidentally during Day of DH 2016 , it was brought to my attention that Voyant , a web-based text analysis tool, had upgraded to Version 2.0. It works great for getting students started in large-scale text analysis. This follows the reboot of TAPoR in Version 3 , which is a larger portal for discovering tools to do large-scale text analysis.

Unused Educational Software Is Major Source of Wasted K-12 Spending, New Analysis Finds

Marketplace K-12

The post Unused Educational Software Is Major Source of Wasted K-12 Spending, New Analysis Finds appeared first on Market Brief. A study that looked at ed-tech usage in schools found that on average, 67 percent of educational software licenses go unused. Marketplace K-12 Business Strategy edtech Market Research Software / Hardware

Kialo: Versatile Free Platform for Student Debate & Analysis

techlearning

Kialo is a free website designed to foster thoughtful debate and discussion of complex issues

An analysis of achievement gaps in every school in America shows that poverty is the biggest hurdle

The Hechinger Report

The post An analysis of achievement gaps in every school in America shows that poverty is the biggest hurdle appeared first on The Hechinger Report. This screenshot from the Opportunity Explorer shows test score growth for students at each school from 2009 to 2016. The darker the green dot, the more that students learn in each grade above the national average. Blue dots are where students learn less in each grade than the national average.

Examine Sports, Physics and More With Video Analysis App

techlearning

Robust video analysis for sports, science, fine arts performances. Techlearning Resources App of the Day

Open Source Tools for Learning Data Analysis, Continuous Improvement, and Machine Learning

Iterating Toward Openness

I’m a huge fan of R and R Studio and use them regularly for data extraction, cleaning, and analysis. I love these tools because they make doing reproducible research so much easier – instead of trying to remember how I changed that Excel file and which menus I clicked on in SPSS, I can write R scripts that repeat the entire process from extraction to cleaning to analysis to reporting, so I can always repeat (or audit) my work.

States Stepping Up Role in Reviewing Digital Resources, Analysis Finds

Marketplace K-12

The post States Stepping Up Role in Reviewing Digital Resources, Analysis Finds appeared first on Market Brief. Twenty one states today have a process for reviewing districts' choices of instructional materials, compared with just 14 two years ago, according to the State Educational Technology Directors Association. Marketplace K-12 Curriculum / Digital Curriculum Federal / State Policy Open Educational Resources Procurement / Purchasing / RFPs