Kickboard and Aperture Education Partner to Help Schools Use Student Behavior Data to Measure Social Emotional Learning

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28, 2018) — Social-emotional learning (SEL) company Aperture Education and Kickboard, which provides technology and coaching for school culture initiatives, have partnered to help schools collect, monitor and analyze data on 40 student behaviors that tie to the Devereux Student Strengths Assessment (the DESSA) core SEL competencies. The DESSA SEL Inventory is available exclusively on Kickboard’s platform and is free to Kickboard customers. Charlotte N.C.

?On the Hotseat: 7 Questions for Kickboard’s New CEO, Stefan Kohler

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But at Kickboard , an online school culture system management system, it’s a straight dive in for Stefan Kohler, a former teacher and executive at companies including Scholastic and Pearson. The reason I chose to move to Kickboard was the opportunity to focus on school climate and culture, which I believe is a vitally important area that doesn’t receive the attention it should. What got you interested in Kickboard?

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Why we love our SEL tools

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We selected the Devereux Student Strengths Assessment (DESSA) from Aperture Education as our social-emotional learning assessment because it is easy to administer, is strengths-based, has a track record, and is aligned with our SEL curriculum. When we first started using Kickboard , we wondered if our high schoolers would care about things like character traits. With Kickboard, they actually do.

March 28, 2018 Webinar Shows Schools How to Use SEL and PBIS Programs Together

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Social-emotional learning company Aperture Education and Kickboard, which provides technology and coaching for school culture initiatives, will host a webinar at 3 p.m. Jolynn Greene, Data-Driven Leadership Coach at Kickboard. to build and sustain positive school cultures and leads the Kickboard team of school culture coaches. Charlotte N.C.

Study Finds Data Analytics Help Lower Rates of Disciplinary Action in K–12

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To test the impact of data analytics on student behavior management, researchers provided participating schools with Kickboard analytics software , designed to track students’ positive and negative behavior. This is not the first time data analytics have been used to assess and correct student behavior. Study Finds Data Analytics Help Lower Rates of Disciplinary Action in K–12. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 11/20/2018 - 11:39.

How our high-poverty school reduced suspensions by 97%

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During this time, students’ passing rate on the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) increased by 17 percentage points as well. To support our PBIS initiative, we began using a classroom behavior management system called Kickboard. Student behavior can have a positive or negative impact on academic achievement. Even just one student who is misbehaving can affect how much and how well an entire class is learning.

The Business of Education Technology

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Jen Medbery stepped down as CEO of Kickboard. In part, their struggles are a result of controversies surrounding the Common Core State Standards, which were supposed to streamline and procurement the development of curriculum and assessment. Pushback against Common Core tests specifically and against standardized testing more generally have also prompted states and districts to rethink the kind and frequency of assessments they buy.