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The Dashboard: A Blog by SchoolStatus

5 Excel Functions Every Educator Needs to Know

Published on May 29, 2017

As many of our customers know, my favorite part of SchoolStatus is our reporting engine. I’m a big fan of manipulating and smashing data together to see cool correlations and timely trends.

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How Do Teachers Get Stellar Test Results? They Train

Published on May 15, 2017

I started to seriously run when my sister challenged me to run a marathon with her. I ran the marathon, she didn’t.

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What IS Teacher Appreciation? It's Like Finding Money in Your Pocket

Published on May 05, 2017

Once, while out for a jog, I found $5 on the side of the road and I am pretty sure I said “SWEET!” out loud.

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10 Things I Learned About Teachers While Working at SchoolStatus

Published on May 04, 2017

You could say I work in education, but in reality I haven't been in a classroom in years.

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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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What Data-Driven Educators Use Instead of a Call Log

Published on April 17, 2017

If my friends and I wanted to talk to each other at school, we either passed notes or had to impatiently wait until lunch or recess.

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Teachers, are you tired? 7 Lifestyle Tips to Fight Classroom Fatigue

Published on April 12, 2017

Teachers, the struggle is real. Kids have all the energy. It’s not fair, but it’s a fact.

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How I Left the Classroom and Became a Better Teacher

Published on March 16, 2017

I taught English for 13 years.  Now I teach teachers.  What a

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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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The Learning Curve

Published on January 27, 2017

I’ve been lucky enough to have some interesting jobs in my life.

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