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In a recent policy report by The New American Foundation, Promoting Data in the Classroom, Innovative State Models and Missed Opportunities notes that since the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) act was passed in 2001, states have been compelled to

You may have heard the term “big data” in reference to companies like Netflix, Google or Facebook. It’s the collection of all those little data points about your choices and decision making process that allows companies to know exactly what

For centuries, members of the education community have been looking for ways to improve student learning. In more recent history, data-driven decision making has been used in an effort to fulfill this mission, particularly as many students are being asked

In an age of constrained budgets and overworked teachers, adaptive learning is bringing a spark back into the classroom and completely innovating the way education is approached. The difference is made when instructional content and methods are customized to individual

Do you remember the weight of textbooks in your backpack as you walked to school (or ran for the bus) each day? For decades, teachers in America have relied upon these heavy educational materials as a means of aiding instruction.