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The Dashboard: A Blog by SchoolStatus

Why Does Parent Engagement Really Matter?

Published on April 25, 2017

A student’s time at school is a pretty small part of their day. In a twenty-four-hour period, they probably spend about eight hours doing school-related activities

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How Should Educators Teach Students to Question Authority?

Published on April 06, 2017

I was used to being the smart kid. I'd never encountered a class where I wasn't one of the first to shoot my hand up whenever the teacher asked a question.

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How to Predict Student Behavior Like a Data Scientist

Published on March 27, 2017

So, here is a scenario: Student Benchmarks come in for the Fall, you pour through the data, scramble manically through spreadsheets and printouts of last year’s Spring State Assessment, only finding some of the many results.

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Join the Thousands of Educators Who Tossed the Call Log

Published on March 21, 2017

Cloud-based education platforms have revolutionized the way teachers communicate with students in the classroom,
making it instantaneous and more effortless than ever. But what if technology could revolutionize how teachers communicate with parents in that same way?

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The Case for VR in Education

Published on February 17, 2017

I grew up in the 90’s. I’ve been to several different schools in several states, and experienced first hand the full gamut of technology deployed in the classroom.

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Think numbers don't lie? Numbers are the BEST Liars.

Published on January 24, 2017

Did you know the average salary for teachers in the US is $56,000/year according to The Bureau of Labor Statistics? While I trust the bureau’s information,

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On-screen Educators Continue to Inspire

Published on January 11, 2017

Educators come in all shapes and sizes.

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Remember the One Room Schoolhouse?

Published on January 03, 2017

Over the last few years, I have had an opportunity to teach both undergraduate and graduate level classes on the university level. While teaching

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Teacher Talk on Teacher Evaluations

Published on December 21, 2016

When I reflect on my past teaching experience and evaluation process, I truly had no idea exactly what my principal wanted from me.

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It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year! Or maybe, it's not.

Published on December 06, 2016

Like many of you, I spend a lot of happy energy getting ready for the holiday season.

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