It’s a common question: are we grading equally? And while I don’t like the focus on marks, I can appreciate that calibrated grading ensures proper feedback, helps create a shared vision of the purpose of an assessment, and yes, even helps avoid some potentially heated discussions with parents.
One way to build positive data culture is to give teachers powerful data when they need it most. Too often teachers feel that their opinions go unheard; but backed by quantitative data and visualizations, they become much more difficult to ignore. Continue reading → Building Positive Data Culture: Supporting Teacher initiatives
When it comes to presenting data, protocols for data, and the administrative use and sharing of data – there’s a lot to know. High level stats, privacy rights, statistical coding, and more… yet we ask professionals who are experts at lesson design to be aware of all of this and how to leverage data to measure effectiveness. I simplify it down to one simple rule: Continue reading → Building Wonder
Data should empower. Data should provide insights. Data should inspire more questions. Without a positive framework, capacity building, and expertise – data is often thought of as scrutinizing, overly subjective, and a burden.
So let me propose my model: Continue reading → A Data Coaching Framework