Data in Schools: Approaches to Data System Architecture

Data in Schools: Approaches to Data System Architecture

This blog post is part of series entitled Data in Schools, where I investigate the elements of using data, building data systems, and analyze data for decision making. Data in Schools: Approaches to Data System Architecture When schools build their data ecology, or the combination of data and data system, they have to make some key decisions. They must address several elements of their systems […]

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Using Data and Developing Data Systems in International Schools – 21CLHK 2017

Using Data and Developing Data Systems in International Schools – 21CLHK 2017

Using Data and Developing Data Systems in International Schools – 21CLHK 2017 [PDF] 2017 21CL – Using Data and Developing Data Systems in International Schools In this session, we explore the definition and value of school data, then talk about it uses in data based decision making. The session concludes with a discussion about data system design and workflows. Presented at the 21st Century Learning […]

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Using Data and Developing Data Systems in International Schools – NESA 2016

Using Data and Developing Data Systems in International Schools – NESA 2016

Using Data and Developing Data Systems in International Schools – NESA 2016 [PDF] 2016 NESA – Using Data and Developing Data Systems in International Schools In this session, we explore the definition and value of school data, then talk about it uses in data based decision making. The session concludes with a discussion about data system design and workflows. Presented at the NESA Fall Leadership […]

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Guidelines for Backing Up Data for Students and Staff

Guidelines for Backing Up Data for Students and Staff

Guidelines for Backing Up Data for Students and Staff Category: Data Management [PDF] Data Management – Guidelines for Backing Up Data for Students and Staff – Matt Harris, Ed.D. As part of student and faculty one-to-one device programs, data management is a key skill users need to attain and exercise. As we don’t provide automated back up services, but we do expect students and teachers […]

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A Review of #ISTE2015 from My Viewpoint as Chair-Elect

A Review of #ISTE2015 from My Viewpoint as Chair-Elect

Well, it has been a couple of days since I left Philly after an amazing conference. I said this on Twitter, but it bears repeating: #ISTE2015 was a life-changing event for me because it opened me up to the breadth and depth of EdTech. I had the opportunity to meet with so many people with influence and effect in our field. It was truly an […]

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The Gap in Educational Technology Leadership

The Gap in Educational Technology Leadership

This is a topic that has been on my mind for a while now: growing and cultivating EdTech Leadership. From where I sit in an international school in SE Asia I see a large pool of talented educators and leaders in international schools, but those that understand the multi-leveled complexity of Educational Technology seem to be rare. What I often find is people are strong […]

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Big Data in Schools: Workflows and analysis, not products and systems

Big Data in Schools: Workflows and analysis, not products and systems

The medical system has figured it out. Governments seem to be focusing on it. And you know MNCs (Multi-National Corporations) live it: Data is the currency of the modern age. Organizations must know how to connect, flow, analyze, and leverage their data to best realize their purposes and meet their visions. No longer can you rely on the efforts of hard working employees or managers […]

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