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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Schools collect more data, but how is it used?

The Hechinger Report

State leaders are collecting reams of data on students, but they must do more to put that information into the hands of parents and teachers, according to a new report. based nonprofit organization that advocates for better data use. K-12 News Data and research Personalized Learning

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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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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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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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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.

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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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.

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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Experts: 5 elements for a winning, data-informed district

eSchool News

Data, data, data. Most school leaders know how important data is to every part of a district’s operations, from bus routes to PD and student achievement. But sometimes, capturing and interpreting that data proves challenging.

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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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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 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.

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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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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3 Ways Big Data Can Soften the Campus Dropout Crisis

EdNews Daily

Enter the use of big data and predictive analytics. Big Data Hits the Quad. While many universities have begun to dabble in the realm of big data and predictive analytics , they often limit their use of these tools to evaluating academic performance as a major predictor of attrition.

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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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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Child-Driven and Data-Driven; Can you be both?

The Principal of Change

The short answer to the title of the post is “no”, you can’t be both “Child-Driven”and “Data-Driven” Here is the long answer. Let me make this clear…Data is not a horrible thing. Being “data-driven” is my concern.

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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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.

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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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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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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‘Weapons of Math Destruction’: A Data Scientist’s Warning About Impacts of Big Data

Edsurge

These days algorithms have taken on an almost godlike power—they’re up in the (data) clouds, watching everything, passing judgment and leaving us mere mortals with no way to appeal or to even know when these mathematical deities have intervened. That’s the argument made by Cathy O'Neil in her book “ Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy.” If algorithms are gods, she’s one of the high priests, as a data scientist and mathematician.

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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

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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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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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.

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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The Golden Treasures of Google! - Part 2, DATA!

Shake Up Learning

Part 2 will focus on some fabulous data tools! Check out what data-driven Googliness lies below! See what''s trending, what''s popular, and much more data! Ask students to analyze the data, make predictions, and talk about how the world is changing.

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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