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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

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.