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

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The DESSA, which is published by Aperture Education, measures students’ social emotional competencies while the Kickboard platform allows teachers to record and analyze student behavior in real time. 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?

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. With Kickboard, they actually do.

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

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. Charlotte N.C.

Teaching tricks: Better data strategies to ease teacher workload

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Data management was again seen as a key driver in time wastage, and remarkably the report acknowledged that government policy itself, in terms of how student assessments are made and quantified, is part of the problem. We need to talk about teacher stress and workload.

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.