Data

  • Know Your Data!

    by - Jun 5, 2015
    As school leader, and educator, it pays to know your data. It is easy to confuse data with information, though. Certainly information can help make decisions, but it is all the...
  • Feedback Makes the Grade

    by - Apr 28, 2015
    In many schools and districts percentages and their associated letter grades are still the norm, and daily feedback for learning still deemed an impossible consideration—or not considered at all. We should...
  • Dr. Jamie Jensen: Active or Flipped?

    by - Apr 8, 2015
    Discipline-based education researcher Dr. Jamie Jensen, Assistant Professor of Biology at Brigham Young University (BYU), Provo, UT, is out to discover whether it’s the Active part of lessons, rather than the...
  • Meaningful Little Student Data

    by - Mar 30, 2015
    It seems data has gotten some negative press lately, especially when the word is associated with student information, but meaningful student data is extremely essential to teaching and learning. It shouldn’t...
  • Teacher Apps Raise Student Privacy Concerns

    by - Mar 25, 2015
    Is it possible that unseen breaches in student data privacy could be coming from the multitude of wonderful education apps and solutions teachers are using with students in their classrooms each...
  • Feedback Is More Than Raising Hands

    by - Mar 9, 2015
    If raising hands is the only feedback device used at schools, today, it should be cause for a loud learning alarm to go off, because it certainly could be classified as...
  • How Do We Keep Education Relevant?

    by - Jan 28, 2015
    When Austin-based NMC (New Media Consortium) presented their latest report at BETT 2015 in London, UK, it brought several interesting things to our attention. The Horizon Report – Technology Outlook for...
  • Personalisation : Data We Need to Collect & Why

    by - Mar 11, 2014
    We began this personalisation series with the apparent contradiction of ‘why is it getting hard to teach, while at the same time personal experience tell us it is getting easier to...