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2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people.

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Educational Data Mining

Telling School Data Stories

I’ve been hard at work with another school year, but the opportunity presented itself to share Data Science with Educators… and I couldn’t resist.

MENA CCC 2015 Save The Date Final 922 Update


MapReduce Patterns, Algorithms, and Use Cases

In this article I digested a number of MapReduce patterns and algorithms to give a systematic view of the different techniques that can be found on the web or scientific articles. 3,587 more words


Ashish Dutt reblogged this on The paradox of data science and commented:

an interesting post on big data processing

Telling the Right Data Story

At the end of last year, I had presented what I had thought were beautiful and informative data reports, analyzing millions of data points across 9 years.   295 more words


How to Check for Assessment Reliability

For any educator that has been through an accreditation process, we are regularly asked: “How do your internal assessments correlate with your external assessments?”  In simpler terms: “ 202 more words


How Can Data Check Our Grading Consistency?

One question we’ve been wrestling with, every since we moved to Standards Based Grading is:

“How do we ensure consistency in our grading?”

A possible and quick way to measure this is looking at the average grades of classes.   350 more words


What is EDM and LAK?

Educational Data Mining and Learning Analytics are two beautiful fields with many many innovations that will change the way we look at education.  It was first explained to me in the infographic below, so I thought it best to share: