Every day schools are adopting new technologies across their classrooms. Whether it be a math-focused learning app, a learning management system, or a all-in-one system like Schoolrunner, managing and utilizing the data is a big task – especially when those tools don’t talk to one another or make it easy to get the data you […]
Standards-Based Grading: The Full Lowdown
Every four years, people across the globe plop themselves down in front of the television to watch the Summer Olympics. Gymnastics is one of the more popular events in the summer games. Not every gymnast is going to garner perfect 10s like Mary Lou Retton at the 1984 Summer Olympics, however. Gymnasts get scored on […]
See you at NCSC!
Conference season is upon us, and we’re ready and rarin’ to go! This year, we’ll have team members at both ISTE (the International Society for Technology in Education Conference & Expo) and NCSC – the 2016 National Charter Schools Conference (#NCSC16) in Nashville (June 26-29). We’re super excited for our second year at NCSC. Last […]
See you at ISTE!
Yes, we’re going, and yes, we’re excited! This will be our first year at the International Society for Technology in Education Conference & Expo (#ISTE2016) here in Denver (June 26-29), and we just. can’t. wait. We can’t wait to learn about all the new technologies that have been dreamed up to tweak, strengthen, and perhaps […]
The Ins and Outs of Social Emotional Learning
A Happy Coincidence? Remember when Adam Sandler movies were actually funny? It’s been a while since The Sandman has had a movie worth quoting, but one of his classics was the 1995 hit “Billy Madison.” As many no doubt know, this is the story of spoiled rich kid whose father paid his teachers to give […]
School Data Managers: The Who, What, and Why
The Superheroes Behind the Monitor: An Introduction to School Data Management When you sit back and think about it, school data managers are like superheroes. Just look at Professor X or Tony Stark. Both superheroes rely heavily on computers to do good in the world – Cerebro and Jarvis, respectively. But it’s Xavier and Stark […]
Our Fourth Core Value: Teamwork
Teamwork is our fourth core value here at Schoolrunner, and it’s really the one that brings all other values together. Whether we’re looking for a passionate new team member, designing a new method for client communication, or responding to an urgent support need, none of it’s possible without our team. A strong team, aligned to […]
Administrators: Questions to ask of your data
School administrators play an important role in student achievement. Find out what kinds of questions they ask of their data to keep their schools moving to the top.
How to Spot At-Risk Students
At Risk If you want to explore the backcountry of the Colorado mountains, you must first learn to spot risk factors for the dangers of wild nature, like avalanches. Often it can be something seemingly small – a loud sound from afar, a fallen tree, or rambunctious wildlife that can cause a massive slide. This […]
Teachers: What Should We Be Asking of Our Data?
We’re excited to have a guest post this week by one of our partners, Joe Ten Brook. Joe is Assistant Middle School Principal over at Austin Achieve, and has spent a number of years in the field of education, both as a teacher and (currently) as a teacher coach. After hearing his session at SXSWedu […]