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 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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Making student data more usable: What innovation theory tells us about interoperability

The Christensen Institute

As schools adopt blended learning, many are eager to use the floods of student learning data gathered by their various software systems to make better instructional decisions. We are accustomed to the ease with which we can use data from multiple systems in other domains of life—such as when we use GPS apps on our smartphones to search for dinner options, check operating hours and customer ratings, and then get traffic-optimized driving directions.

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The Data-Driven District

techlearning

How schools use data to do just about everything—including slice bread. Techlearning Resources

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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.

IO Education: Consolidating Student Data to Drive and Empower Student Success

EmergingEdTech

Company is Helping Over 5,000 Schools Improve Outcomes by Making Better use of Five Million Student Records. Here’s How. EmergingEdTech recently spoke with IO Education’s CEO, Michael. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

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4 best practices for education data

eSchool News

Data can be immensely helpful to educators–but anyone who hopes to learn from data must know how to analyze and interpret it. The catch, though, is that these stakeholder groups need access to the education data and must be able understand what it means.

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Data Security for Teachers: Know Your Data!

The Electric Educator

The first step in protecting your data and privacy is to know what data has been collected and is know about you. Most **good** data companies will give you full access to the data and information they have collected about you; that you are storing with them.

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Do School Districts Need Their Own Data Centers Anymore?

Educational Technology Guy

Do school districts need their own data centers anymore? My school district has a multi-million dollar data center to support 41 buildings, 21,000 students and over 4,000 faculty and staff. Above is just two of the 10 racks in the data center. data internet technology

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MIDAS Data Analytics System

techlearning

The MIDAS Data Analytics System, which saves and presents data in one place, is the kind of innovative product that many districts have been seeking.

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.

Data Security and International Travel

ProfHacker

We’ve written before here on ProfHacker on securing out data , but our most secure passwords won’t protect you if you are required to hand over said passwords when you’re crossing the border into the USA. Hardware Software Data international travel security

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Getting struggling students to read requires both data and compassion

eSchool News

Early in my educational career, I learned first-hand the impact of using student achievement data to guide my instruction, but assessment results don’t tell the whole story of a student. Next page: How data guides students to become successful.

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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.

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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Teacher Lesson Planner + Personal Organizer + Data and Assessment Binder = Teacher Anchor (All in One Awesomeness!)

Kleinspiration

A huge bonus the Teacher Anchor offers is the entire data piece. I selected to give this product a try because I was sold on the fact that it included an additional teaching tool: the data/assessment section.

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Education Technology and Data Insecurity

Hack Education

Many students cannot afford the heavy data usage required by geofencing apps, for starters. Furthermore, at launch, Pokémon Go demanded users sign over a great deal of personal data and grant permissions to the app that, for a time , gave it access to a user’s entire Google account. Handing over data, often quite thoughtlessly, has become par for the course – in education and in society more generally. To data about students’ immigration status?

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K-12 data is failing students-here’s what education could look like

eSchool News

education is not effectively leveraging data to increase student performance and close achievement gaps in the same way other sectors have used data to improve work processes, according to a new report from the Center for Data Innovation.

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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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Report: 4 security recommendations to keep student data safe

eSchool News

Educators have relied on data to make informed decisions for as long as it’s been available (the foundations of standardized testing got its start in the 19th century ). For much of that time, the main worry was whether or not that data was being accurately interpreted.

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3 Ways to Use Data You Are Already Collecting

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Administrators and educators alike have access to data that can improve business practices and learning outcomes. Business Intelligence Data Analytics

Celebrate Student Success with Data Walls

Where Learning Clicks

While many educators are using data to drive instruction and influence decision making, some are also using it to drive student success. These data walls were constructed carefully to celebrate student success without embarrassing the students who are struggling.

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From “Data Driven” to “Evidence Driven”

The Principal of Change

In one session, a participant discussed that we need to change the terminology from “Data Driven” to “Evidence Driven” The former term often is connected with numbers, where “evidence driven”, is much more open.

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How do parents really feel about data?

eSchool News

New survey reveals parents’ thoughts on student data use, privacy, protection. The survey asked parents to identify their goals and describe their concerns about technology use and student data. And parents want a commitment that their student data will never be exploited.

Is Coaching About Data?

Where Learning Clicks

The post Is Coaching About Data? For the past few years I have been advocating for a coaching model of professional development for teachers. Recently, there has been increased awareness of the ineffectiveness of traditional professional development models.

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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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Four essential priorities for making sense of student data

eSchool News

A new report outlines how careful data use and policies can support elevated teaching and learning. Data News Policy

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Data Security for Teachers - Setting Up Chrome Profiles

The Electric Educator

If you log in to Chrome using your school provided Google Apps for Education account, all of your data will be connected to this managed account. To avoid this risk, you should setup multiple profiles in Chrome to keep your personal and professional data separate.

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How to Migrate Your Data from a Google Apps for Education account to a personal account

Educational Technology Guy

Below are some instructions, links, and resources that will assist you in transferring your data to your new home. FAQ - frequently asked questions about downloading your data. How to Migrate Information from your Google Apps for Education Account to a personal Google Account.

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Who else is collecting data about your children?

Securly

Websites must (1) provide notice of what type of information is being collected and what it is being used for (2) obtain verifiable parental consent for collection/use of said information and (3) establish procedures to ensure confidentiality of data collected.

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Data-Driven or Deficit-Focused?

The Principal of Change

The term “data-driven” tends to be a loaded one, and it is something that has been on my mind. If we are truly data-driven, we should also figure out where we excel and why we excel in certain areas.

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Making Data Visual with Power BI (MIE)

My Paperless Classroom

The post What Makes a Great Data Assessment Tool? | @Microsoft_EDU @OneNoteEDU @MickHellgren appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network. In this episode of the Microsoft Innovative Expert Spotlight Series Podcast, we welcome MIE Expert Mick Hellgren on the program to discuss a fantastic (FREE) tool from Microsoft called Power BI. Welcome to the Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Spotlight Series Podcast. Please subscribe to our podcast on both iTunes and YouTube today!

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Data Analytics, Blended Learning Methods Make Sure Students Are College Ready

EdTech Magazine

Blended Learning Business Intelligence Classroom Data AnalyticsBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez Technology can assist administrators with getting students prepared for the future.

The 2 dashboards that will get teachers to use data

eSchool News

How do you get teachers to use data? Every day, educators amass a tremendous amount of academic data. Many of that data ultimately gets entered into online systems and run through analysis software and teacher dashboards. One district zeroed in on what’s important.

Questioning the Data

The Principal of Change

Proven methods of working with students are something that are important when working in schools, but there are a few things that I question when I hear schools talk about solely “data driven” First of all, nothing works for everyone. I am not saying that data is not necessary, but more importantly, that we question how we got the data in the first place. Data is important, but so is the ability to be adaptive and flexible.

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Make Classroom Data More Useful, Teachers Tell Ed-Tech Developers

Marketplace K-12

Much of the talk about student data these days focuses on worries about how to protect it, and safeguard privacy. The results on data use come from an online survey of 4,600 educators, which was supplemented with interviews. The Trouble With Data. Austin, Texas.

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Big Data. Small Data. Big Decisions for Schools!

Fractus Learning

One day in our lives passes by without the realisation that the data generated by humans is more than 70 times all the information in the US Library of Congress. How do we productively use data in our schools then? Ignoring Big Data in education will come at a cost.

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How can schools protect student data without training teachers in privacy basics?

The Hechinger Report

Privacy and data-security themes are also woven into Raytown’s professional development workshops, curriculum planning sessions and even parent-teacher conferences. “It’s But the data protections of these vendors can’t be taken for granted.

4 tips for making your data usable

eSchool News

K-12 and higher education institutions around the country have invested in data visualization software with the promise of better information and insights. Many education professionals are not savvy about data or analytics. Next page: Data visualization tips 3-4).

When using data, remember monkey sex

eSchool News

Freakonomics co-author explains why using data to predict future trends is trickier than you may think. And this is what makes the use of data tricky whenever industry looks to it for answers in behavior.”.

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