Data, Data Everywhere and Not a Drop to Drink: The Importance of Researcher-Practitioner Partnerships

Wisewire

As the focus on evidence-based practices has increased in education, practitioners are increasingly using data to make decisions to improve learning. Analyzing these data to unearth accurate, relevant findings. Original Article Source: [link].

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Data-Informed Instruction for Literacy

edWeb.net

Whether classroom resources are digital or not, educators can collect data every day to inform their instruction. And while the ultimate goal is to improve individual student achievement, Haggen sees a place for data-informed instruction for every level of classroom lessons.

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Ed-Tech Companies: Big Data Analytics Must Result in Helpful Human Actions

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

School districts are using algorithms to analyze student data, but those metrics must be usable for educators to impact student learning. The post Ed-Tech Companies: Big Data Analytics Must Result in Helpful Human Actions appeared first on Market Brief.

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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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Today’s Curriculum for the Higher Ed HR Leader

Speaker: Joseph Clay, Business Transformation Strategist at Oracle, and Jeffrey Haynes, Director with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

During this webinar we’ll provide insight from leading institutions and discuss trends that are top of mind for higher education HR leaders to help you: Gain greater insight from institutional data to forecast, plan and make better decisions.

How 18 School Districts Are Working To Achieve Data Interoperability

Digital Promise

Eighteen district teams from the League of Innovative Schools recently gathered in Austin, Texas for a Data Interoperability Bootcamp. DPLIS Data Interoperability Bootcamp selfie!! The Data Interoperability Challenge Collaborative is still going strong!

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Data-informed instruction can affect every lesson; here’s how

eSchool News

Whether classroom resources are digital or not, educators can collect data every day to inform their instruction. Related: 6 steps for using data to improve instruction. A place for data-informed instruction.

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Debunking Student Data Privacy

CUE

Navigating through the maze of student data privacy laws can be daunting. The post Debunking Student Data Privacy appeared first on OnCUE. Learn CETPA connected educator Partnerships Student Data Privacy

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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Special Education Data Can Improve Learning For All Students

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

A tool for collecting data on special education student behavior can bring benefits to teachers and other students as well. The post Special Education Data Can Improve Learning For All Students appeared first on Market Brief.

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6 Principles Every K-12 Data Solution Should Follow

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Ed-tech tools need to make it easier for teachers to collect, access and use student data. The post 6 Principles Every K-12 Data Solution Should Follow appeared first on Market Brief. Otherwise districts are wasting their money.

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Smart City Data Helps Solve Education Challenges

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Data collected by Internet of Things devices and community programs can help schools resolve issues. Big Data Business Intelligence Data Governance Hardware Internet of Things Networking Sensors

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Student Data Privacy: What’s Your Obligation?

Tom Murray

For over two centuries, student information and data was kept in paper form, often in filing cabinets in a school or district office. During this time, there was little concern over security breaches, improper data sharing, or student privacy issues. However, the misuse and breach of digital student information has brought data privacy to the forefront. A few months prior to the hearing, data breaches at both Home Depot and Target became national news.

Using data to solve boundary challenges

eSchool News

Compounding that tense situation, districts are often working with incomplete data and making what amounts to educated guesses about where resources will do the most good. Using data to understand needs. Related: 3 data-driven tips for successful bonds and levies.

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Form+: A Data Collection Tool For Educators.

EdTech4Beginners

With an intuitive and user-friendly form builder, Form+ is a service that allows you collect data (including files) easily using web forms. Data is stored in your Google Drive and you always have access to it. You can also easily share this data with other collaborators easily.

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How to Really Use Data With Students

Brilliant or Insane

Several years ago I co-taught a reading class for students, who were three or more grade levels below their peers, based on some data. The post How to Really Use Data With Students appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Brilliant or Insane.

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Everything’s Bigger in Texas…Including (Maybe) the Data Breaches

Doug Levin

A data breach by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) offers a cautionary tale about how K-12 school districts and their vendors should communicate the (bad) news to stakeholders. Blog Privacy Security data breach school data breach TASB teacher data breach Texas Texas Association of School Boards

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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.

The State of Data Interoperability in Public Education

Digital Promise

Members of the League of Innovative Schools ’ Data Interoperability working group define data interoperability as the seamless, secure, and controlled exchange of data between applications.

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CoSN 2019: CDW and Lightspeed Announce New Data Platform

EdTech Magazine

CoSN 2019: CDW and Lightspeed Announce New Data Platform. CDW and Lightspeed Systems introduced a new data analytics platform for K–12 schools at the CoSN 2019 conference in Portland on Tuesday.

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The Challenges of Easy Data Access

edWeb.net

Tactical student data privacy questions like “What can I do right now?” should be asked by all CIO’s, teachers, administrators and policymakers in this changing landscape of data access, student privacy and interoperability. edWeb Blog edtech Student Data student data privacy

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How One Community Utilizes Data Sharing to Empower their Workers

Digital Promise

In 2014, leaders at Lake Tahoe Community College applied for this new type of grant to push their community to collaborate to make data-driven, personalized decisions about the programs that serve the community’s low-skill frontline workers. This reduces a major barrier: data duplication.

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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.

3 major ways to boost basic data literacy in K-6

eSchool News

A new report outlines the need for K-16 students to develop key data literacy skills. Focusing on three specific areas could be key to boosting K-16 students’ data literacy in a world where big data’s importance grows daily, according to a new report.

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Pokemon Data Handling: A Photo Essay

EdTech4Beginners

Getting inspiration from the brilliant Adam Hill , I recently used Pokemon as a stimulus for a data handling unit in mathematics. or alternatively use the raw data of different Pokemon characters. There is lots of data associated with Pokemon.

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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.

A Real and Present Student Data Privacy Threat

Doug Levin

Perhaps most concerning of all: According to the study authors, there are no empirical data linking high school disciplinary infractions to safety on college campuses, presumably the rationale for requesting high school disciplinary data by colleges and universities in the first place.

The Data Interoperability Challenge

techlearning

Many different school districts have the same data challenge. They have data, but it can’t be shared across systems. Educators are often dissatisfied with data management as it requires data to be input multiple times across both the SIS and LMS.

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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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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. Using Graphical Analysis for Chrome, students set experiment parameters and start data collection.

How Affective Data Could Change Learning Outcomes

EdTech Magazine

Big Data Business Intelligence Data AnalyticsBy Eric Patnoudes Reading and responding to students’ emotions could help boost engagement levels and academic performance.

Schools Tap Big Data To Understand Trends

EdTech Magazine

Big Data Business Intelligence Data Analytics NetworkingBy Wylie Wong New analytics tools help districts identify at-risk students and gauge college and career readiness.

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How to Tame the ‘Interoperability Beast’ and Reduce Your Data Integration Burden

Edsurge

Data integration baffles even the most edtech-savvy districts. Translating and sharing data between your student information system (SIS) and a multitude of tech applications is complex, costly and time-consuming. But with easy access to data comes visibility into students’ successes, struggles and—most importantly—their needs. Now grade data isn’t stuck in different, individual systems where schools can't get it out and can't do anything with it in any meaningful way.

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How Data Can Help Inform K–12 Decisions

EdTech Magazine

Business Intelligence Data AnalyticsBy Elizabeth Combs Use research tools to determine the next course of action in schools.

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Importance of having a Data Backup Solutions

Educational Technology Guy

Data backup is even more important than ever these days. Everything is digital now and you need to safeguard and backup your data. I have my personal data backed up in multiple ways, and even backup my Evernote files with a free service. backup plans data file backup

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City-School Data Sharing Improves Student Outcomes

EdTech Magazine

Business Intelligence Data Analytics Data GovernanceBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez, Juliet Van Wagenen Community partnerships can help schools make more informed and cost-effective decisions about the programs that will most benefit their children.

Machine Learning and Data Reshape Guidance Counseling

EdTech Magazine

Artificial Intelligence Business Intelligence Data Analytics SoftwareBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez Schools can give better advice to students with technology.

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Microsoft Acquires Education Data Platform From Brightbytes

Marketplace K-12

Microsoft is acquiring DataSense, a data integration platform developed by the company Brightbytes. The post Microsoft Acquires Education Data Platform From Brightbytes appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Data Data Privacy Mergers and Acquisitions Microsoft

Art, Science, and the Role of Data in Education

iterating toward openness

It’s a partisan divide over the role of data in education. On the other side of the divide are those who are represented as believing that educational data is a plague, and that contact with it should be avoided at all costs. I was a music major as an undergraduate.

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Using Data and Collaboration to Improve the Healthcare Workforce

Digital Promise

Despite a number of unique challenges faced by the healthcare industry as they develop talent pipelines, innovative Human Resources directors from hospitals around the country have started to focus on data and data sharing to overcome these barriers. Invest in, Use, and Share Data.

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