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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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 ways schools can use data to help students

eSchool News

Educators across the country are seeing a greater need to collect and use data to inform decisions as they work to help students. The pandemic severely disrupted our schools, and many districts used any student data they had to identify who was struggling and how to best provide support.

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Planning for Change with Data: Lessons Learned from Spring Break

Education Elements

Strategic Planning District Leadership School Leadership DataI’m writing this blog during a 17-hour road trip that was supposed to be a 2-hour flight.

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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.

4 ways to improve your district’s data privacy

eSchool News

With K-12 school districts using cloud collaboration platforms more than ever before, the approach to data privacy in schools is looking a lot different than what administrators are used to. The Link Between Data Security and Data Privacy.

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


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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New Partnership Provides Texas Educators Easy Access to Critical Data

eSchool News

As a part of this initiative, MAP Growth data will transfer seamlessly into DMAC , enhancing this valuable tool used by Texas educators by providing quicker access to student data that supports instruction and student achievement. Portland, Ore.,

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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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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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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.

Unwrapping Holiday Learning with Real-World Data 

STEM Discovery Education

The universal language of data is a great way to let students explore the diversity of customs, traditions, and ever-changing trends during the holiday season. A Feast of Data. Inspire student and family connections over the holidays using the simple power of data.

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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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5 Critical Guidelines for Student Data Privacy

More important, though, every piece of technology must adhere to the district’s student data privacy policies. While school counsel may have general knowledge of FERPA and other federal laws, most aren’t data privacy experts. Watch the Recording Listen to the Podcast.

Data Demands Action — Not Just a Dashboard


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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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.

3 ways to strengthen your student data privacy compliance strategy

eSchool News

Cyberattacks and data breaches are infiltrating K-12 communities. To proactively thwart these attempts to steal student data, states such as New York are passing legislation that requires school districts to adhere to stipulated student data privacy compliance regulations.

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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6 Tips for Protecting Student Data Privacy


The award-winning edtech specialists at Oak Grove Union School District in California share their tips for protecting student data privacy while still utilizing the latest tech tools

Critical Steps for Safeguarding Data Privacy

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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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.

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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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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Communicating Student Data Privacy

Tom Murray

In recent years, student data privacy has emerged as a major education issue at federal, state and local levels. Recent news coverage and social media conversations about student data access, especially as it relates to outside service providers, have heightened the public’s overall interest in the use and security of student data. According to Future Ready partner Data Quality Campaign , there are currently over 100 privacy-related bills in 32 state legislatures.

CoSN Awards Data Security Honor to Texas K–12 District

EdTech Magazine

The TLE Seal is awarded to K–12 districts that meet the requirements within CoSN’s framework for protecting student data privacy.

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!

How Can Student Data Drive Positive Learning Outcomes?

EdTech Magazine

In the digital education landscape, modern technology collects a large amount of data. While it’s important to protect student data, it’s also important to note that there is more digital data available to educators than ever before.

Is Data Science the New Coding?


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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PROOF POINTS: Researchers blast data analysis for teachers to help students 

The Hechinger Report

In the years after the law went into effect, the testing and data industries flourished, selling school districts interim assessments to track student progress throughout the year along with flashy data dashboards that translated student achievement into colored circles and red warning flags.

OPINION: Data matters, but only if it leads to effective teaching action

The Hechinger Report

A recent Hechinger Report article highlighted how data analysis has not significantly improved student outcomes since the No Child Left Behind Act ramped up national data collection. Data — even high quality data— is of no value if it isn’t used effectively.

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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 Analytics Tools Show Ed Tech’s Impact: Part 2

EdTech Magazine

Data analytics tools may be the answer to questions that IT leaders are only beginning to ask in K–12 education.

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Can Data Literacy Be Fun? The Census Bureau Is Building An App For That


For data lovers, the release of fresh census data probably feels like an extra Christmas every 10 years. So how do you make that data accessible, relevant and maybe even fun? The app opens to reveal an interactive map with data from all 50 states.

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What If Colleges Treated Students as Data Users, Not Just Data Points?


The health crisis has introduced new forms of data collection into higher education, but these are largely changes of degree, not kind. Stand up close, and you see little more than a collection of data points. Education Technology Data Privacy Teaching & Learning Higher Education

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Turning data into action during COVID

eSchool News

Wausau School District has undergone a ‘paradigm shift’ in how educators use data to drive improvement. Julie has stated, “In many districts, data is used as a hammer to punish teachers and schools. We think about data not as a hammer, but as a flashlight.

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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.

Best Student Data Privacy Practices for Schools


Protecting student data privacy goes beyond buying the most expensive product

The Checklist: 5 Steps to Secure Student Data

EdTech Magazine

However, despite the widespread use of cloud tools in K–12 education, only 23 percent of respondents are “very concerned” about data breaches or leaks, the

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Guest post: Types of Data centers in Singapore


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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Data Security

EdTech Magazine

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How Formative Assessment Supports the Learning Journey

Speaker: Todd Theobald, Noel Gomez, Marcus Painter

Join educators and assessment experts as they discuss the role of formative assessment in student learning, how formative practices can guide the teaching and learning cycle, and the positive impact assessment can make on your classroom.