Improving Return on Learning Through Research & Analytics

Moderated by Kevin Hogan, eSchool News, Editor-at-Large

Discover how districts are leveraging ed tech data to understand program effectiveness and easily define each digital program’s return on learning.

Doug Renfro, Executive Director of Learning Technology and Library Services at Metro Nashville Public Schools, will share how he began to build his district’s technology plan two years ago using data to drive decisions—and how the district continues to leverage data and employ advanced analytics from the BrightBytes Technology & Learning module, to gain a clear understanding of which ed tech programs are having the greatest impact on learning.

Following the development of a data-driven technology plan, the district launched an aggressive initiative to measure the impact of each digital program already at work, and ensure that all students experience the most meaningful learning from technology programs.

Attend this webinar to learn:

The steps for building an effective, data-driven technology plan
How to measure and understand digital engagement across your organization
The process for employing advanced analtyics to determine the impact of each techlogoy program
How to analyze the relationship between usage and student achievement…and more!
All webinar attendees will get exclusive access to the BrightBytes resource: Three Action Items to Ensure Your Ed Tech Programs Have High Return on Learning.

Meet Your Speakers

Doug Renfro
Executive Director of Learning Technology and Library Services
Metro Nashville Public Schools

Doug Renfro is currently the Executive Director of Learning Technology and Library Services in Metro Nashville Public Schools. He recently received his Certified Education Technology Leader endorsement from CoSN. Doug’s department works with schools to implement and support instructional technology with best practices in pedagogy. In addition, the department supports Library Media Specialists as they transition into a support for instructional designer within their school.

Brett Lambert
Director of Partnerships

Brett Lambert is a former middle school teacher and at-risk youth counselor working in underserved communities across the San Francisco bay area. Embedded within his commitment to youth development and life-long learning, Brett is passionate about helping K-12 educators bridge the gap between technology use and student engagement.