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BI Tool: Course Recommendation Reports

BI Tool: Course Recommendation Reports

This month, we highlight just a few of the many fantastic BI Tool reports that have been created by Dina Lefeld, the Assessment and Data Coordinator at Bellbrook Sugarcreek Schools in Greene County, Ohio.  Our last post focused on how Illuminate’s BI Tool can be used to automate data work and give educators back some … Continue reading BI Tool: Course Recommendation Reports

BI Tool: What Can You Automate?

BI Tool: What Can You Automate?

This month, we offer another example of how the BI Tool can transform the data culture in your school district from a top-down, “use what we have” approach to a collaborative, “what do we need” approach. Our previous post focused on the work of Alliance College-Ready Public Schools, the largest charter school network in Los … Continue reading BI Tool: What Can You Automate?

BI Tool: Multiple Rounds of Feedback

BI Tool: Multiple Rounds of Feedback

When I reflect on my work with hundreds of school districts & LEAs across the United States, I realize that the true power of Illuminate’s BI Tool is not just in creating powerful reports / data visualizations—the true power lies in its ability to transform the data culture in school districts. Without Illuminate’s BI Tool … Continue reading BI Tool: Multiple Rounds of Feedback

BI Tool: Disrupting Inequities

BI Tool: Disrupting Inequities

Welcome to a new year of our BI Tool blog, where Illuminate BI Tool users can share the incredible work that is being done by BI Tool users all over the country. I am extremely grateful to the inspiring educators who are doing this important work with the BI Tool and also taking the time … Continue reading BI Tool: Disrupting Inequities

BI Tool: The “Quick Lookup” Report

BI Tool: The “Quick Lookup” Report

Last month, in recognition that September was Attendance Awareness Month, Scott Johnston-Roark, Romulus Community Schools’ District Data Coach, shared his “Attendance Update Parent Report” with the Illuminate BI Tool community. The report is beautiful in its simplicity. Most importantly, the report represents a model for (A) getting the right data to the right people at the right … Continue reading BI Tool: The “Quick Lookup” Report

BI Tool: Attendance Update Parent Report

BI Tool: Attendance Update Parent Report

Illuminate BI Tool Blog is back for the start of the new academic year, and this month, in recognition that September is Attendance Awareness Month, we’re focusing on a powerful attendance report created by Scott Johnston-Roark at Romulus Community Schools. After most of us (hopefully!) were able to get some much needed rest in July, … Continue reading BI Tool: Attendance Update Parent Report

BI Tool: Comprehensive Data Report for English Learners

BI Tool: Comprehensive Data Report for English Learners

Last month, Christopher Albans from Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District (FSUSD) shared one of his favorite Illuminate BI Tool Reports: “MAP RIT Scores Student/Parent Letter.” The report integrates online resources from both Khan Academy and “Your Reading Path,” transforming the data from numbers on a page to actionable information for students and parents. Great work FSUSD, … Continue reading BI Tool: Comprehensive Data Report for English Learners

BI Tool: MAP RIT Scores Student/Parent Letter

BI Tool: MAP RIT Scores Student/Parent Letter

Last Month, Bruce Little & Peter Tardif from Denver Public Schools showed off their ACCESS “Can Do” Report. The report is truly an impressive accomplishment that required some serious technical skill and innovation. If you missed it, you can read all about it here. Great work Denver Public Schools! This month, we’re highlighting a simpler, but … Continue reading BI Tool: MAP RIT Scores Student/Parent Letter

BI Tool: ACCESS “Can Do” Report

BI Tool: ACCESS “Can Do” Report

Last Month, Brian Schum from Lammersville Unified School District highlighted his “MAP Low Level Analysis Report.” Brian’s report generated a great deal of interest, and numerous Illuminate BI Tool Users have already used Brian’s report as a jumping off point to create their own version of the report. If you missed it, you can read … Continue reading BI Tool: ACCESS “Can Do” Report

BI Tool: MAP Low Level Analysis Report

BI Tool: MAP Low Level Analysis Report

Last month, Brittany Dimick at Salt Lake City Schools highlighted her popular “CAR” BI Tool Report (Cumulative Assessment Report) that provides an easy and convenient way to access all the assessment data for any particular student. The report pulls in local interim assessments, state assessments, and national assessments (such as DIBELS and SRI), and displays … Continue reading BI Tool: MAP Low Level Analysis Report