There’s a common expression both in startup circles and, increasingly, education: “building the plane as you fly”. The application in software-as-a service (SaaS) is obvious. You ship a minimum viable product (MVP) and enhance it and ship it again in
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For a long time, educators have wanted to create more personalised learning experiences for their students, sensing or seeing the benefits that arise from individualised strategies and attention. But lacking resources and support, educators have often had to rely solely
School’s are collecting more and more student data via an increasing number of education technology platforms and systems. The problem is, these systems aren’t integrated. Online learning management systems (LMS) and student information systems (SIS) in particular capture and store
When I talk to customers and schools about their data projects lately, overwhelmingly they are interested in student welfare. Schools are becoming more aware of the opportunity to measure student welfare, particularly through self-reporting mechanisms, to help track and monitor
Since the education industry started to invest in data, schools have been concerned that their data may be scattered; unavailable; not good or ‘clean’ enough to embark on strategic data projects. Schools often feel they need to wait until the
Educators and students use PCs, tablets and smartphones every day for a variety of purposes, especially in this era of online learning. The educational data generated by these devices has the potential to change and improve the way we teach
In 2020, educators reported a concerning drop in student empathy, physical activity and willingness to learn. According to Amy Graham and Pasi Sahlberg in that report: ‘Australian educators send us a clear message in this study: classrooms have become emotionally,
As wonderful as they are, teachers aren’t genies or wizards. They can’t do everything. Students only spend a certain amount of time inside a school within a teacher’s influence and guidance. Parents are the other half of the equation; the
Technology is a disruptor. I don’t mean that in what has become the typical interpretation, where technology helps institutions transform their education practice. It has done that, too. Technology has been great for new learning methods, and improved communication and
Methods for Measuring Student Growth
Learn the different methodologies and approaches for measuring student growth. Understand how different models are used to measure and predict student's year-to-year growth change, evaluate NAPLAN, EduTest, PAT scores, compare students by state, consider effect size and more.
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