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Rickie Yudin

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Your Education Data Ecosystem’s Impact

By Rickie Yudin / January 24, 2017
Last June, we published a blog outlining the critical components for evaluating your education data ecosystem. It’s hard to believe that more than 6 months have already passed since that blog was first published and we are recommending a mid-year analysis of your ecosystem. This is a great time of year, as you are working on budgets and decision making for next year, ...
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Topics: EdTech, Data, School Ecoystem, Analysis, Student Achievement, Data Analysis, School Performance Data, School Data, School Analytics

Happy Holidays from Learnmetrics!

By Rickie Yudin / December 27, 2016
From all of us to you, happy holidays and a joyful and healthy new year. It’s a true honor and privilege for us to be able to work with the people who do some of our nation’s most important work. Each and every day we connect with educators around the country who are on the front lines serving our children. The stories we hear inspire us to work harder, grow, ...
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Making Student Project Data Management Work in Your Classroom

By Rickie Yudin / November 29, 2016
Nothing is more frustrating than having an incredible project and no way to quantify student success.  Well, actually, that might not be true. It might be equally frustrating to be told that the only way to show a student is successful is on a test.  All the best educators know that there are a myriad of ways for students to demonstrate their skills and that students ...
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Topics: Classroom Data, Student Achievement, Student Performance, Data Analysis, Real Time Data, Student Growth Data, Learning Analytics, Student Success, Teacher Data, Classroom Preparation, Student Reflection

Historical Student Data is Underappreciated

By Rickie Yudin / September 20, 2016
With the end of September approaching, it’s a great time to start identifying trends and patterns in your student growth data to determine if you are progressing toward the goals you set at the beginning of the year. But, how do you know if your classroom data at this point is telling you a meaningful story? After all, it’s only been a few weeks. Ultimately, the ...
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Topics: Data, Metrics, Student Growth, Data in Practice, Classroom Data, Data Collection, School Performance Data, Student Performance Data, Student Growth Data, School Data, Cohort Data, Historical Data, Student Growth Metrics

School Data Live is School Data Alive

By Rickie Yudin / August 23, 2016
The argument that schools should focus on school is a pretty straightforward one.  In a poignant opinion article a few weeks back, Andrew Rotherham reiterated that idea when he wrote, “as a rule the highest quality institutions we see, in all sectors, are ones that focus on being excellent at something.”  Let’s say schools do get to this dreamworld that Rotherham ...
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Topics: Student Growth, School Performance, Student Performance, Data Analysis, Education Data, School Performance Data, Real Time Data, Student Performance Data, School Data, School Analytics, Learning Analytics, Data Platform, Data Aggregation

Responsibly Stewarding Education Data

By Rickie Yudin / July 26, 2016
Stewardship requires the act of carefully and responsibly managing something entrusted to “one’s care”. Unfortunately, education data stewardship in schools and school districts is typically a headache that is difficult enough when there is continuity from year to year; it becomes nightmare-ish when people transition out of a role or leave a school or district.  It ...
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Topics: Data, Student Growth, Data Stewardship, School District, Democratization of Information, Student Achievement, Student Performance, School, School Administration, Knowledge, Future Proofing, Data Science, Goals, Data Warehouse, Student Success, Democrartization

Education Data Ecosystem Analysis

By Rickie Yudin / June 28, 2016
Now that the calendar is about to turn to July, school and district leaders are preparing their summer work plans. After all, the next school year will be here before we know it. With each year ending and new year beginning, it’s always important to conduct a product analysis of your education ecosystem. An effective, comprehensive analysis allows leaders to identify ...
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Topics: Data, Metrics, School Administrator, Principal, Summer, Vacation, Budget, School Ecoystem, Learnmetrics, School Performance, Planning and Preparation, Monitoring, Data in Practice, Analysis, Learn, Student Achievement, Education, Student Success

Interoperability: Education Data’s Biggest Problem.

By Rickie Yudin / May 26, 2016
Situation: A school is working to collect data from many sources to identify a group of students for intervention.  Each product has a unique login, two products produce PDFs, one product produces a CSV, and the other two data sets are accessible only through the API. This school attempts to get all their data in one place and have it communicate with each other....
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