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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

How to Make an Implementation Sticky

How to Make an Implementation Sticky

Presented by Annie Stefano – Transcription Below Introduction Hi. Welcome to the “Illuminate Whiteboard Series.” My name is Annie Stefano and I am a customer success manager for the Implementation Team. Today, we’re gonna be talking about how to make implementations of any kind sticky. Find Your Bogo So let’s take a look at the … Continue reading How to Make an Implementation Sticky

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

BI Tool: The CAR Report – Cumulative Assessment Record

BI Tool: The CAR Report – Cumulative Assessment Record

Last month, the Shiawassee Regional Education Service District shared their beautiful Student Growth Percentile Scatterplots with the BI Tool Community. The report elegantly visualizes the relationship between a students’ scale scores and their growth percentiles. If you missed it, check it out here!  Shiawassee uses Illuminate’s custom reporting tool to feed data into their BI … Continue reading BI Tool: The CAR Report – Cumulative Assessment Record

BI Tool: Student Growth Percentile Scatterplots

BI Tool: Student Growth Percentile Scatterplots

Welcome to Illuminate’s BI Tool Blog! Over the last 2–3 years, the number of districts using Illuminate’s Business Intelligence Tool (BI Tool) has exploded. Over 3,000 BI Tool reports have been created by over 250 school districts, with more being created every day. At Illuminate, we pride ourselves at putting powerful technology directly in the hands of educators. … Continue reading BI Tool: Student Growth Percentile Scatterplots

Developing a Student Achievement System? Here’s How.

Developing a Student Achievement System? Here’s How.

Many educators talk often about wanting to incorporate an assessment system into their instruction, but aren’t quite sure where to start. When it comes to building a student achievement system, the task could seem daunting: How often to conduct data analysis? How to approach developing standards schedules? How to build quality assessments? These are just … Continue reading Developing a Student Achievement System? Here’s How.

Illuminator of the Year 2017 Winners

Illuminator of the Year 2017 Winners

This year we held our first annual Illuminator of the Year awards ceremony to honor those educators who are using Illuminate to effect significant, positive change for the students we all serve. We featured three finalists in each of our two categories: Educator of the Year and Administrator of the Year. Here we’re spotlighting our winners, Cora Dodge and … Continue reading Illuminator of the Year 2017 Winners

How to Track Progress & Growth with an Accountability Dashboard

How to Track Progress & Growth with an Accountability Dashboard

Why did we build an Accountability Dashboard? Despite what you’ve heard in the news, ESSA is still around. Even our U.S. Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, is saying that we should honor the timeline that was already set in place. So, we’re going to keep moving forward, and all the individual states are still moving forward … Continue reading How to Track Progress & Growth with an Accountability Dashboard