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Hypothesis Testing for Standardized Test Results

One of the most worrisome parts about Big Data in schools is the unethical targeting of teachers based on single data points — often misused.  It’s therefore imperative that specialists, well-versed in statistics, are present for data based conversations. 370 more words


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: