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
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Learning analytics is a powerful tool for educational institutions. Technology allows for the collection and reporting of all data about learners and teachers in ways that can enable educators and administrators to make better decisions and achieve better student outcomes.
Thirteen years ago, the first iPhone was released and society as we knew it began to change. Bringing all forms of communication – calls, text, emails, facetime, and social networks – into one tool that could be used by an
Each year on March 8th, International Women’s Day 2021 is one of the most important days of the year to celebrate the amazing women in our lives and around the world. This year the theme #ChooseToChallenge highlighted that we can
Data visualization is a means of processing and transforming data and information into types of visual representation. Our minds find it easier to interpret data and numbers when it is translated into maps and graphs. Using the right graphical representations,
Back in my secondary teaching days, “no history; no future” was a phrase I often used to remind young history students of the importance of studying the past. To inform and create a better shared future, we must analyse what’s
It was a chance encounter on the cricket pitch that set a winning technology partnership in motion. When CEO and Founder of Octopus BI, Hansa Wijayasundara, heard about the AWS EdStart Accelerator Program from a teammate, who happened to be
Moving from Learning management to the data and learning analytics space has allowed for a renewed perspective on schools and their data strategies in a rapidly evolving education context. Here are 6 observations I’ve made after my first 6 months
Today, AI has found its place in the education sector as numerous schools are beginning to utilise the technology. However, with the growth of AI in the education sector, numerous questions have also been born. Could technology replace teachers? What
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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