With more than half the school year complete, let’s explore the latest features, updates, and content that have been recently added to Edcite. From an
Category: Data Analysis
My Favorite Teaching Tool: The Stack Audit
Teachers have a plethora of tools in their metaphorical toolkit, and often utilize many of those tools on an hourly basis. Some of these tools are taught in teacher education programs; however, many “tools” are acquired through experience and ongoing professional development once teachers are in the classroom.
Collecting Meaningful Data to Drive Instruction
“The goal is to turn data into information, and information into insight.” ~Carly Fiorina, former executive, president, and chair of Hewlett-Packard Co.
Raise your hand if you use intuition and a gut feeling more often than concrete data to make decisions.
If you didn’t raise your hand and you use data to make all of your decisions, then skim the rest of this post and leave a reply at the bottom with a how-to guide so that we can all become more data-driven humans.
5 Steps to Ensure Your Lessons Are Aligned to State Standards
In Monday’s post, I stated the need for educators to engage regularly in meaningful data collection. Two beliefs and practices must be true before we dive into data: 1) Students MUST independently practice the content. 2) The daily content MUST be aligned to grade-level standards and rigor (today’s post!)
P.S. How Purpose & Singapore Can Increase Teacher Retention
In my weekly news email from LinkedIn, the January 1st subject read, “Teachers quitting in record numbers.” As someone who desires to be a lifelong educator but recently decided to step out of the classroom, I found myself both relating with the teachers’ perspectives and feeling discouraged with the circumstances.
Preparing Students for Ohio End-of-Course Exams
This week we are sharing stories from Ohio teachers who use Edcite for AIR®-alignment. Read our Q & A below to learn how a biology