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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Data Security

EdTech Magazine

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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.

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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3 Simple Ways One District Protects Students and Data

eSchool News

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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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Ed-Tech Companies: Big Data Analytics Must Result in Helpful Human Actions

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

School districts are using algorithms to analyze student data, but those metrics must be usable for educators to impact student learning. The post Ed-Tech Companies: Big Data Analytics Must Result in Helpful Human Actions appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog ai Artificial Intelligence big data Data Privacy little data machine learning Startups

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3 major ways to boost basic data literacy in K-6

eSchool News

A new report outlines the need for K-16 students to develop key data literacy skills. Focusing on three specific areas could be key to boosting K-16 students’ data literacy in a world where big data’s importance grows daily, according to a new report. The panelists’ recommendations are included in a new report, Building Global Interest in Data Literacy: A Dialogue. Next page: Why the need data know-how, and why now?

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A Four Step Process for Developing Data Culture in School Districts

Education Elements

For more than a century, standardized testing data have been used to measure the success of students, teachers, and schools - and even to mark our global competitiveness or lack thereof. District Leadership School Leadership Data

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Climate Change Data Tool Provides New Learning Opportunities

techlearning

The nonprofit EcoRise and AT&T have partnered to make robust climate change mapping data available to students

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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.

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

Edsurge

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

Podcast: Becoming Human Using Assessment Data

EdNews Daily

In this episode of the EduJedi Report Podcast, you’ll hear how to bring back meaning to assessments through new skills in data and logic that work even in distance learning scenarios. The post Podcast: Becoming Human Using Assessment Data first appeared on EdNews Daily.

Everything’s Bigger in Texas…Including (Maybe) the Data Breaches

Doug Levin

A data breach by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) offers a cautionary tale about how K-12 school districts and their vendors should communicate the (bad) news to stakeholders. Blog Privacy Security data breach school data breach TASB teacher data breach Texas Texas Association of School Boards

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Using School Data to Design an Effective Hybrid Learning Program

EdNews Daily

The post Using School Data to Design an Effective Hybrid Learning Program first appeared on EdNews Daily. Digital Featured Technology Using data

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Smart City Data Helps Solve Education Challenges

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Data collected by Internet of Things devices and community programs can help schools resolve issues. Big Data Business Intelligence Data Governance Hardware Internet of Things Networking Sensors

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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. The Startup Blog Big Data/Analytics Data Data-Driven Instruction Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Personalized Learning startupOtherwise districts are wasting their money.

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Using Data to Support Personalized Learning Pathways

edWeb.net

During an edLeader Panel , sponsored by CatchOn, An ENA Affiliate , Eric Butash, Director of Education Technology and Data Integration for the district, discussed how they used data analytics to build their personalized student learning pathways. By Stacey Pusey.

Managing and Sharing Your Education Data Effectively

edWeb.net

All educators have now become managers and reporters of data, whether they are classroom teachers compiling information on individual students and sharing it with parents, or top district administrators evaluating teachers, principals, and all their students. Optimizing Data Reports.

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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. The Startup Blog Data Educational Technology/Ed-Tech IEP Schoolrunner special education

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Podcast: Securing Your Investment in School Data

EdNews Daily

Cauthen interviews Doug Walsten from Cisco who examines the risk s of both data-at-rest and data-in-motion, which most school and district leaders know is “everywhere” in their systems, in the cloud, or on some teacher’s desktop.

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5 Tips for Effectively Curating Student Data

EdTech Magazine

In response to the increasing conversation about digital equity, schooling loss and achievement gaps, many schools are examining student data more closely this year. Curating and analyzing students’ data can lead to impressive initiatives when done effectively.

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How education data helps optimize hybrid learning

eSchool News

Schools worldwide face difficult choices as they try to balance student and staff safety with their educational mission during the pandemic.

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