Dropout Detective Offers Academic ‘Credit Scores’—But Is That a Good Thing?


That’s why it might come as surprise to hear AspirEDU , an educational analytics company, pitch their Dropout Detective software as an “academic credit score” for students. But whereas credit scores are designed to prevent risky buyers from getting approved on loans, Dropout Detective is meant to improve student success and lower dropout rates. The data doesn’t include email, webinars participation, or engagement outside of classroom,” O’Grady explains.


Events + News - Library 2.0 Spring Summit - Free-Range Kids - Testing "Chaos" and Opting Out - Student Debt - Will College Survive?

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Monday, April 27th at 5pm edWeb Webinar: Getting Started with Game-Based Learning , Are you curious about game-based learning, but don’t know where to begin? Add yourself to our email list to get the Webinar URL! Details to join the webinar at [link].


April 27th - Pam Moran and Ira Socol: From Scientifically-Managed to Community-Driven Schools

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join special host Alison Saylor on Tuesday, April 27th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Pam Moran and Ira Socol on the shift from scientifically-managed to community-driven schools. This webinar is sponsored and coordinated by TIE Colorado.


Learning Revolution Free Events - Great, GREAT Keynotes - MiniCon - ISTE Unplugged! - Striving for Failure?

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Wednesday, April 16th at 4pm Webinar: What We Know About Families’ Use of Educational Media , Ask any parent about their children’s media use, and most will tell you they’re interested in media that help their kids learn.


Tuesday - Ron Wolk on "Wasting Minds"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Tuesday, September 4th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Ron Wolk, to discuss his book Wasting Minds : Why Our Education System Is Failing and What We Can Do About It. Wolk "insists that the dominant reform efforts have not closed the student achievement gap, reduced the ''scandalous'' dropout rate, or even improved schools.


Learning Revolution Free Events - The Conference - Next Up #Reinvent14 - Appreciative Inquiry and AERO

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We''re boldly declaring that May is Ed Tech Month - kicking off with Reinventing the Classroom, and followed by a month long webinar series presented by PowerUp WHAT WORKS. Wednesday, April 23rd at 4pm Free BrainPOP Webinar: Come Play!