Tag: data-driven

For years, I have been writing about how the term “data-driven” has bothered me in education. Simply stated, I feel students should be more “learner-driven” than “data-driven”; that we need to know our students as individuals first, and not simply as a collection of scores and numbers.  I would even say that the advocates of … [Read more…]

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<rant> I recently said the above statement at a conference in Nebraska, after asking teachers, “Have you heard of the term ‘data driven’?”, to which they responded with audible groans. This isn’t the first time I have made this statement, and it will not be the last. Still, some people are bothered that I do … [Read more…]

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