Data analysis reveals keys to student success

The Hechinger Report

Trilogy’s certainty has been nearly 3 million data points in the making. Early on, this survey was longer and Trilogy collected data on more than a dozen different metrics, but over the last few years it has become clear what matters most.

Use DataClassroom to Teach Graphing, Data Analysis and Statistics

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DataClassroom helps teachers store, manipulate, and analyze data sets

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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). Ways to collect and analyze data. Options for mapping network data.

Using DataBasic for Simple Data Analysis

ProfHacker

I love teaching with visualized data: something as simple as running a text through Wordle (a word cloud tool) can reveal all sorts of fun things about what’s going on in a text through making patterns more visible. Reviews Software Teaching data analysis database visualization

How Districts Can Unlock Actionable Data

edWeb.net

While it is believed that the barrier to district leaders and classroom teachers using more data is that they don’t have time to look at it, 33% of districts and teachers say the real challenge is that information is in too many places for them to access. Data Analytics.

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

Iterating Toward Openness

And now for something completely different… I’m taking a pause from talking directly about open for a moment to share some resources I’ve recently found that have made my data life much more efficient and enjoyable. What tools do you use in your data-related work?

Improving Frontline Workforce Talent Development with Data

Digital Promise

Adult education providers intend to deliver services to support adults in attaining the skills necessary to find and keep good jobs and sustain independent lives, but they worry a lack of data and data analysis capacity inhibits staff from evaluating and improving their services.

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Teach Students to Analyze Data with Google Sheets by @aliciamotter

Teacher Tech

Teaching Data Analysis with Google Sheets A Guest Post by Alicia Motter Purposeful Technology I am always looking for ways to implement technologies purposefully in my classroom that meet State Standards while integrating NGSS and engaging students in research that they are interested in. The post Teach Students to Analyze Data with Google Sheets by @aliciamotter appeared first on Teacher Tech. Intermediate Sheets Data Analysis Google Sheets

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eduCLIMBER – Powerful Data Integration and Analysis that Teachers & Admins can Actually Use

EmergingEdTech

Powerful data integration and analysis that teachers and admins can actually use. eduCLIMBER can position educators to work together to give students the supports they need to succeed. eduCLIMBER is. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!]. Administrative Solutions Assessment Learning Analytics Making the case for Education Technologies

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. This app was specifically designed for Chromebooks and allows you to collect and share scientific data using Chromebooks. Students connect to LabQuest2 interface equipment wirelessly to collect data from Vernier sensors. The app can then be used to create graphs, create annotations, and perform analysis with statistics.

The Value of Usage Data as the First Step in Edtech Research

edWeb.net

Later, schools used spreadsheets and written reports to determine usage, and developers had to wait months, possibly years to get and analyze efficacy data. Now, when usage data is available on a daily basis, developers and educators have a shared interest in that information.

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

The Hechinger Report

Opportunity Explorer, Stanford Education Data Archive. 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.

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

Spatial Thinking & Critical Analysis: Teaching With Portal 2

TeachThought - Learn better.

Spatial Thinking & Critical Analysis: Teaching With Portal 2. Inste ad of making fake volcanoes the students design Portal 2 test chambers and then gather data about how other students complete their puzzle. by Michael Catelli.

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.

Analysis: Is Higher Ed Ready for the Tech Expectations of the Teens of 2022?

Edsurge

It should also be supported by data and demonstrable behaviors. All it might take for wearables would be a major, health data-related privacy breach. One overused catchphrase in education is that learning should be “student-centered.” But what if we took that to its logical conclusion and also made it the goal of our education technology predictions?

4 Steps to Put School Data to Good Use

MiddleWeb

School and student data can be confusing and challenging to collect and use effectively. Ronald Williamson and Barbara Blackburn offer a four-step process to help educators and administrators collect and analyze data and support better teaching and student learning.

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How Data Science Can Help You Create Better Customer Experiences

EdNews Daily

And while the technology was all about sophisticated Artificial Intelligence, it used a whole lot of data and analyzed it in real-time to: ensure the authenticity of wins, and. It is about gaining in-depth information out of large amounts of data, by its analysis.

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Data Driven Instruction: How Student Data Guides Formative Assessments

EdTech Magazine

Data Driven Instruction: How Student Data Guides Formative Assessments. When it comes to assessing student knowledge levels, data has empowered more schools to choose formative assessments versus summative assessments. .

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Emerging technologies: a more detailed Gartner analysis

Bryan Alexander

Gartner focuses on the internet of things, security concerns, and information/data analysis. These innovations are driving user demand…” Big data meets the internet of things to spawn “Information of everything” We’re still waiting for serious internet of things platforms to emerge. This month Gartner Research offered a top-level forecast of where technologies are going over the next five years.

Digital Tools Are Everywhere–and Largely Unused–in Many Schools, New Analysis Shows

Marketplace K-12

The vast majority of ed-tech licenses are not use "intensively" by districts, according to a new analysis sponsored by the company Brightbytes. The post Digital Tools Are Everywhere–and Largely Unused–in Many Schools, New Analysis Shows appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Data digital tools edtech Games / Apps Market Research

Stories from the Road to Data Interoperability

Digital Promise

Schools are drowning in data. As they adopt more and more technology to support students’ learning, more and more data is generated—and most schools struggle to use this data effectively to improve teaching and learning. ANALYSIS.

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New Personalized Learning Program Uses  Writing Analysis, Adaptive Learning Technology

techlearning

The new program combines writing analysis technology, interactive practice and personalized learning.

Renaissance Learning Acquires Schoolzilla to Marry Assessment and School Data

Edsurge

Almost a decade after Lynzi Ziegenhagen began work on tools to help K-12 schools with data analysis and visualization, she faced an important decision. This was a top request from school administrators—to make our data more connected with their data,” Brekhus says.

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Using Vernier Data Tools on a Chromebook

Educational Technology Guy

You can even use them with Vernier Data Tools. Vernier is a huge name in data collection tools for science and math and they have been working to support Chromebooks for some time. For the USB connection for the sensors, you need the USB connector and the Graphical Analysis Software.

University Data Science Programs Turn to Ethics and the Humanities

Edsurge

Data scientist Mark Madsen has been programming and crunching data long before buzzwords like artificial intelligence and machine learning were common. began receiving requests from local colleges and universities asking for tips about crafting their data-science curriculum. Madsen recently tweeted his frustration, spurring a conversation about ethics in data science curriculum, what’s missing, and where programs are already working to fill in the gap.

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Leveraging big data with connected content for stronger academic outcomes

Neo LMS

The answer is Big Data. Generally speaking, Big Data is the collection of large sets of data. In this case, the data comes from a learning context and can be algorithmically analyzed for trends and patterns. Leveraging big data in a learning context. Data sharing.

Talking Data Interoperability with the League of Innovative Schools

Digital Promise

Data interoperability has been identified as an area of primary concern for leaders across the Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools – in districts small and large, rural and urban, and everywhere in between. What does data interoperability mean to you and your district?

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Teaching tricks: Better data strategies to ease teacher workload

Neo LMS

Based on my reading, I have garnered there are three main pressure points when it comes to time teachers are spending on work that is not teaching: Data management. Today we’ll focus on Data Management. Teaching tricks: Better data strategies. Tracking the right learning data.

Schools collect more data, but how is it used?

The Hechinger Report

State leaders are collecting reams of data on students, but they must do more to put that information into the hands of parents and teachers, according to a new report. based nonprofit organization that advocates for better data use. K-12 News Data and research Personalized Learning

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3 Ways Big Data Can Soften the Campus Dropout Crisis

EdNews Daily

Enter the use of big data and predictive analytics. Big Data Hits the Quad. While many universities have begun to dabble in the realm of big data and predictive analytics , they often limit their use of these tools to evaluating academic performance as a major predictor of attrition.

Helping Students Master Information Analysis

The Electric Educator

Additionally, I want to teach my students to be critical thinkers and be able to analyze and interpret data and information. Usually this information can be found within the introductory information or the titles of the data sets. Work backwards on analysis questions.

Why bother with theory when you’ve got big data?

The Christensen Institute

Big data is hotter than ever. Every day, companies, recognizing these powerful trends, are making huge investments in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data science. The most ardent promoters of big data even claim that as we master data, we won’t need the scientific method or theory building. Isn’t data—tangible, countable, data—more trustworthy than theory? In fact, data analysis has its limitations.

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Invest in the Workforce of the Future with Data-Driven Collaboration

Digital Promise

Through the utilization of an expansive data sharing platform, Rhode Island hopes to conduct robust analyses to: Improve workforce development and adult education programs. Link Data across Systems to Improve Program Decisions. Publish Aggregate Data for Accountability.

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2 ways educators are using data to solve problems

eSchool News

The chorus singing the praises of data in education has been ever-present for years now, but it’s not always clear how educators can effectively put that data to use. Should we be using data to solve problems at the individual student level, the school level, or district level?

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