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6 questions to ask about data
6 questions to ask about data

If educators and students want to harness data in support of instruction, here are six key questions they should ask.


What’s a Culture of Data, and how can schools get one?
What’s a Culture of Data, and how can schools get one?

Schools are overflowing with data—attendance records, achievement data, even logs from mobile devices—and the question remains, how can education systems create a culture that uses data to make decisions?


Formative assessment strategies for success
Formative assessment strategies for success

How can formative assessment be used to support the curriculum? This was the subject of a recent eSchool News webinar, during which two experts revealed their strategies for success.


Experts: Here’s how to turn data into achievement
Experts: Here’s how to turn data into achievement

School systems are collecting a “tremendous amount” of data about their students, but how can they use this information to improve instruction? The answer lies in changing the entire school…


How to create assessments for the Common Core
How to create assessments for the Common Core

Assessments for the Common Core require more than just multiple choice. Learn how to create practice assessments that measure concepts, not facts.


New Common Core resources link data with instruction

New resources released this month link Common Core-aligned curriculum with any school system’s assessment data, and what's more, these resources for educators are also 100 percent free. The resources, housed…


High schools slow to adopt standards-based report cards

Those A’s, B’s, C’s, and, yes, even F’s are still coming home on most high school report cards, despite moves to scrap the grading system in favor of one that…