Starting and Sustaining a Data Habit in Your School

Education Elements

If our cliches are an indicator, we all know that data collection, review, analysis, and understanding is important. District Leadership School Leadership DataKnowledge is Power! Measure what Matters!

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New Data Science Standards Are Needed for a Data-Filled World. Here’s What We Propose.

Edsurge

And such cries have grown even louder in recent years, with the rise of big data and fast computing. A different approach to teaching mathematics is needed—one that develops data literacy for all students. But there has long been a missing piece: a lack of standards for data science.

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Achieving Effective Data Analytics

EdTech Magazine

The notion that “every company is a data company” is so widely accepted that it’s almost a cliché. Still, many organizations continue to struggle even to inventory and organize their data, much less leverage it in a way that helps them to arrive at transformative insights.

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How to Manage Data During Distance Learning

Kajeet

Much of the focus on connectivity for education has been on the number of students without Internet access at home, but students also face other challenges with data. Here are a few of them: Digital Learning Technology Insight Data and Trends

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6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

How Bias Affects Our Perceptions of Data: 3 ways to guard against unconscious bias

Education Elements

School Districts Decision-Making District Leadership School Leadership DataIt’s that time of year again - we’re shopping for school supplies, teachers are returning to their classrooms, and students (as well as their parents) are eagerly awaiting the news as to who their teachers will be.

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Building Stronger Data Systems for the Future

Digital Promise

Over the past few months, district and charter leaders from 11 districts participating in Digital Promise’s Data Ready 2021 cohort have created actionable data interoperability implementation plans centered on a high-need use case anchored in secure data use, data management, and data integration.

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3 Considerations for Managing Remote Learning Data in Higher Education

Kajeet

Much of the focus on connectivity for education has been on the number of students without Internet access at home, but higher ed students also face other challenges with data. Here are a few of them: Digital Learning Technology Insight Data and Trends Higher Education

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Do More with Google Classroom Data

Teacher Tech

Google Classroom data helps us to help more students from falling through the cracks. The post Do More with Google Classroom Data appeared first on Teacher Tech. Classroom Google classroom google Google Classroom

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Using Data in Schools to Learn Fast

Education Elements

Conversely, there were times I didn’t have the energy or brainpower to try new things – I ignored the information my son was giving me because I simply didn’t know how to use the data or what to do. Teachers District Leadership School Leadership Data

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The SaaS Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization

Every SaaS business has a strategic responsibility to improve Conversion Rate Optimization across their product or site. Learn 7 detailed steps to infuse data into your process, surface customer drop-off points, and generate ideas to drive conversion.

Guest post: Types of Data centers in Singapore

EdTech4Beginners

With the rising technology dynamics, there are changes in how data is collected, analyzed, and stored. Businesses in all fields have noticed the importance of data centers. Data centers are also ideal for managing emails and hosting sites. How a data center works.

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Critical Steps for Safeguarding Data Privacy

edWeb.net

Of course, there are technical aspects to protecting data, and as many schools have learned during the pandemic, district IT staff need to stay on top of evolving efforts to compromise systems. Based on CoSN’s “ Student Data Privacy: A School System Priority. By Stacey Pusey.

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Data Analytics Solutions Bundle

EdTech Magazine

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6 Common Mistakes to Avoid for a Stronger Data Culture in Schools

Education Elements

District Leadership DataOn January 28, 1986, the space program experienced one of its most catastrophic events to date when the Space Shuttle Challenger broke apart just over a minute after launch.

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The Ultimate Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization

Every business has a strategic responsibility to improve Conversion Rate Optimization across their product or site. Learn 7 detailed steps to infuse data into your process, surface customer drop-off points, and generate ideas to drive conversion.

How I Teach About Big Data and Lesson Plan

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter How I Teach About Big Data and Lesson Plan with Vicki Davis In this episode, I give you a peek into my classroom.

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Data Demands Action — Not Just a Dashboard

Edsurge

Education has a data problem. Mountains of data are studied with charts and graphs plotted, but it is difficult at a system level to use final grades and test scores to figure out what exactly should change and why. Education has a data problem.

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Making Sure Your Online Services Protect Your Students’ Data

edWeb.net

After the sudden switch to remote and hybrid learning models at the start of the pandemic, the use of online tools and resources may seem like less of a concern now, but ensuring that students’ data remains protected is still a priority, especially as it is a federal requirement.

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Beyond test scores: K–12 data must identify gaps in students’ opportunity to learn

The Christensen Institute

In an effort to accelerate learning, districts across the nation are doubling down on data to guide classroom practices. In fact, you’d be hard-pressed to find any district not committed to a “data-driven” approach to drive academic support in the years ahead.

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The Digital Experience Insights Report

You don’t need to feel your way around in the dark anymore. Download this groundbreaking report to shine a light on the invisible opportunities your team is missing — and discover what they’re ultimately costing your business.

Enabling the next generation of citizen data scientists

eSchool News

But as a senior data scientist, I do worry that search in the age of Google has outstripped our ability to gather, analyze and truly interpret data. This has led to a remarkable uptick in the need for data scientists. Google has ruined research. Okay… I’m being hyperbolic.

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3 ways assessment data advances student equity

eSchool News

As educators, we all know the importance of data in decision-making. We know that robust data and effective dissemination of the same are needed for nuanced and meaningful use. Afterall, data in the right hands at the right time has the power to change destinies.

Data doesn’t talk–people do

eSchool News

District Management Featured on eSchool News data districts English Research school school districts state students study talkA media friend was looking into a recent Vanderbilt study on six unidentified school districts across the state.

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How to Prevent Data Collection Disasters in Education

Digital Promise

How can educational researchers ensure continued data collection in the wake of COVID-19? For most researchers, cancelling end-year data collection altogether would amount to scrapping a year’s worth of work and is simply not an option.

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6 Strategies for Using Actionable Data to Impact Student Success

Educators need effective tools to drive student success. The trend to use actionable, comprehensive data—like attendance, assessments, grades, and more—is an effective way to give teachers the visibility they need to make a difference. Videri gives teachers and administrators access to comprehensive, integrated data so they can easily filter, drill down, and analyze data—to get the information that they really need, when they need it, and improve student outcomes. Download the eBook today!

Data Security

EdTech Magazine

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Is Data Science the New Coding?

Edsurge

Now there’s a movement to bring the latest futuristic skill into classrooms: data science. And advocates argue that schools that teach data science will equip students to navigate a world awash in information like never before. “We I don’t care if we have more data scientists.

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Q&A: Using Student Data to Improve Equity and Learning Outcomes

EdTech Magazine

It achieved these increases by taking a closer look at its student data, with the help of Randall Sampson. While some K–12 districts in the nation are still experiencing low minority student enrollment in Advanced Placement classes, Westerville North High School is not among them.

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.

3 Templates for Uncomplicating Your Product Management Process

In this workbook, you’ll find a comprehensive set of templates product development and cross-functional teams can adopt to better leverage your existing skills and your data.

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. While practitioners have access to more data than ever before, limited capacity and training often inhibit the impact of that data on improving practice. Determining which data can be used to answer these questions (including research design questions like what constitutes a reasonable comparison group).

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Formative Assessment: Collecting Data & Designing Differentiated Learning Experiences in Class or Online

Catlin Tucker

The more physical distance between the teacher and the learner, the more challenging it is to collect formative assessment data consistently. I want to make the critical point that checking for understanding is a tool designed to provide informal data for the teacher and the learner.

3 keys to protecting student data and privacy

eSchool News

When the sixth-largest school district in the United States announced in early April that hackers were holding its data ransom for $40 million, administrators everywhere paid attention. How do educators ensure that they keep students’ data, records, and personal information private and secure?

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Protecting Valuable Data from Cyberattacks

EdTech Magazine

It’s impossible to put a value on the data K–12 districts collect and store, so it’s important to treat it as an asset and defend it with the protection it deserves. Whether stored on-premises, in the cloud or with a hybrid strategy, data is always vulnerable to attack.

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Key Elements for Successful eLearning Projects

Discover how this rapid development process creates engaging, custom learning solutions on a timeline that works for you, why a strong learning culture is important, and how to showcase your Return on Learning (ROL) using data to tell the story.