Entries by Ebony Jennings

Congratulations To This Year’s Grant Recipients!

For a second year, we were fortunate to offer Mosaic District Progress Monitoring grants to school systems who want to drive student success through the use of data. This year, 22 different awards were extended across 13 different states. Our second cohort of recipients includes ASU Preparatory Academy, Auburn City School District, Binghamton City School […]

Hundreds of Data Champions move “Towards Equity” together at Summit 2018

March is always one of Schoolzilla’s most rewarding times of year! Why? It’s the time we get to gather with data champions to share best strategies, strengthen skills, and thought partner with a collective of leaders that are eager and intentional about the work they do on behalf of students each day. Each year, we try to make the Data Champion Summit experience new, so for our fourth year, we completed a three-state tour!

10 Questions to Ask Before You Build a Report for Your Schools

When building a report, it’s easy to get lost in your own exploration. But ideally, reports will be used in classrooms, main offices, parent-teacher conferences, and the central office—not just your desk. Make sure your report informs the decisions being made for students by asking the right questions up front. Start your report with some […]

Data Visualizations that Enable Discovery in Schools

Viewers usually come to data visualizations with a question. Good visualizations answer that question. Great ones answer that question in a way that sparks more questions. The best visualizations answer the question, spark more questions, and answer those too. Dan Murray, Director of Strategic Innovation at Interworks and Tableau “Zen Master”, is an expert at […]