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Research Debrief: What Does It Mean for Teachers to Be Data Literate — Laying Out the Skills, Knowledge, and Dispositions

Many educators continue to struggle with data literacy, in part because it’s not always clear what “data literacy” entails.

Topics: Data Literacy

5 Tips for Differentiating Instruction

Each student learns in a unique way. Differentiated instruction can empower teachers to provide more personalized paths of learning while keeping instruction practical for a classroom of students.

Topics: Professional Development, Personalized Learning

Using Data to Impact All Students

Placed in the right hands at the right time, student data can empower educators, legislators, and parents to create learning environments that work for all.

Topics: Data & Analytics

Educating the Whole Child: Combining SEL, CCR, and Early Warning Data

The whole child is more than a specific set of data. Educators need access to holistic insight and the ability to collaborate to become successful data-driven decision makers.

Topics: Social Emotional Learning, Early Warning & Intervention, College & Career Readiness, Data & Analytics

Creating a Data-Driven Culture

“Data” is an intimidating term for many educators, largely because many districts don’t teach — or encourage — them to wield it.

Topics: Data Management, Data & Analytics, Professional Development, culture, Data Literacy

Building an Adequate Support Structure for Your District’s SEL

Social and emotional learning is as important as traditional academic instruction, but it requires a robust support infrastructure to be effective.

Topics: Social Emotional Learning, Data & Analytics, Intervention

The State of College and Career Readiness

In today’s rapidly-changing labor landscape, helping students augment their college and career readiness has become an increasingly pressing task for educators across the country.

Topics: College & Career Readiness

[Infographic] Status of the Professional Development Ecosystem

We've created an infographic overview of each area of the PD ecosystem. See it for yourself!

Topics: Infographic, Professional Development, PD Ecosystem

Are Your Teachers Ready to Implement Personalized Learning?

Personalized learning has many definitions, but all of them have common elements when it comes to implementing personalization in the classroom.

Topics: Personalized Learning, Professional Development

How Would You Rate Your Professional Development Program?

Review the six areas of the professional development ecosystem. Then take our quiz to rate your PD program in each area.

Topics: Professional Development, PD Ecosystem

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