Barriers to Success
Reframing data analysis as meaning-making This summer on the Engage with Data blog, I’m exploring different ways to answer the question: “So what?” My goal is to remind us of the human element of data — we are in the… Read More »Reframing data analysis as meaning-making
“Whose Evidence is It?” I’ve been talking a lot about evidence lately, but I feel I’ve been missing a crucial piece. As a reminder, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), our country’s primary federal education legislation, requires that programs and… Read More »“Whose Evidence Is It?”
We can’t let them fall through the cracks. I started writing a completely different blog post for this week, but when I read the news this morning, I knew I had to shift gears. CNN featured a story yesterday called… Read More »We can’t let them fall through the cracks.
Telling Community Stories to Affect Change It’s funny where the most interesting and engaging conversations can happen. At the gym last week, I had a few random, but passionate conversations with other members of the educational (and martial arts!) community… Read More »Telling Community Stories to Affect Change
LeBron’s I Promise School: Addressing Root Causes Most of us have been raised to believe that school is the great equalizer, the ticket to success in life, or the escape from the circumstances into which you were born. For many… Read More »LeBron’s I Promise School: Addressing Root Causes
Bill Gates and the Importance of Social Capital My husband and I recently finished watching the new Netflix documentary, Inside Bill’s Brain. We both found Bill Gates’ story to be fascinating and inspiring, impressed by how he and his wife have channeled… Read More »Bill Gates and the Importance of Social Capital