After a year and half of close collaboration with school systems across the country, we are excited to share two big announcements: the Mosaic platform and Mosaic District Progress Monitoring module.
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As data and academic leaders, how can you ensure the reports you’re rolling out become an integral part of your stakeholders’ practice? In our November webinar, Caroline Galindo and Mariel Matze from Schoolzilla shared strategies for how to successfully roll out reports that make an impact, with a focus on the following: Using roll out […]
The district CTO’s growing data privacy challenge: According to the Teacher Knows Best survey of over 4,000 teachers, “Virtually all teachers (93 percent) now use some sort of digital tool to help guide instruction.” Given education technology tools’ sudden rise to near ubiquity, it is not surprising that “for the fourth straight year, state legislatures […]
With the release of new state assessment results, district and school leaders are anxious to use their data and make decisions that will impact student achievement. In our September webinar, LaKeshia Richardson and Steve Taylor from Schoolzilla focused on the essential questions district leaders, school leaders, and teachers are asking when reviewing their data: Do […]
Building a healthy data culture is essential to using data effectively in schools. From leading principals’ meetings to hosting a district-wide data day, school leaders need to consistently explore, analyze, and share data to drive action. In our August webinar, Sarah Shoff and Jason Dolan from Schoolzilla focused on the key elements to building a […]
2013–2014 — Challenge: St. Louis Public Schools (SLPS) was working hard to regain their full accreditation, after showing enough progress to regain provisional accreditation the previous year. But, despite SLPS’ strong data culture, district leaders recognized that their data tools were insufficient to provide “the right data on the right timeline,” leading them to issue […]
Using data in a district context is deceptively difficult—a classic case of “data-rich, information-poor.” According to a recent survey of over 4,000 teachers across the United States, over two-thirds of teachers (67 percent) indicated that they were not fully satisfied with the effectiveness of the data and tools they had access to on a regular […]
Data + design thinking rarely go hand-in-hand. But designing reports your users will love involves more than just creating a graph or chart. Designing intuitive, easy-to-use reports that engage users and enable data-driven decision-making requires taking a step back to ensure that your visualizations are addressing real user needs. In our June webinar, Maggie Goulder and Jason […]
Measuring the success of your change management initiative is critical in determining its effectiveness. Change management in education can be very difficult, whether you’re at a single-site charter school or a large traditional district. Bi Vuong, the former deputy CFO of the School District of Philadelphia (which she called “the District”), spoke at Schoolzilla’s Data […]