In the world of data-driven instruction educators are entrenched in a stream of information. To analyze the data we slice student information so many ways that it resembles a kaleidoscope.
Think of each tiny colored crystals in our Student Data Kaleidoscope as a unique piece of information. Each color could represent a category of data. That means that individual pieces of the same color or shades of the color could represent discrete and …
In any decision-making process, information is the key element. It defines the scope of the issue at hand, sculpts perspective and in essence dictates potential action.
In the K-12 data analysis world we look at student performance. All data analysis is based on a lens that looks at the student performance data. There is nothing wrong with that and if I had to design a data analysis system it would start with the stude…
Many educators view Response to Intervention (RTI) and Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) as one and the same. They're not. While RTI and MTSS share some philosophies, the two are different. Discover the difference in this blog article and take home…