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In addition to ensuring interoperability, privacy, and security, data systems can also capture and aggregate massive amounts of student data. To begin configuring these systems such that they can also be used to measure program implementation and/or their effects on teacher practice as well as student learning, it is important to first understand key components that both influence and inform instructional decisions. Explore these key resources to learn more about what these strategies and models look like in action.

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Most Popular Resources for Data Systems Administrators

Advice: Considerations for Creating a Homegrown Residency Program

Concrete guide to ensuring true alignment with your residency partner

Remote Pathways

Virtual, small groups for a personalized experience and support

1:1 Data Conferences

Students and teachers frequently conference to ensure students understand their data and use it to improve their learning

Setting Expectations Through Surveys

Enabling "recalibration of re-entry" as remote learners enter in-person learning in the fall

Podcasts: TLA Stories of Learning

Hear how education leaders rose to tackle the challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic

Non-Verbal Engagement

Leveraging non-verbal cues during synchronous video lessons

Remote Learning: Planning for Improvement

Power Moves for Remote Learning

Adult Wellbeing in Schools

Understanding and measuring the wellbeing of leaders, educators, and staff

Data Dashboard for Progress Monitoring

Teacher uses data dashboard to understand where each student is in their learning pathway

Access to Grade-Level Instruction Through TV

Leveraging local TV for remote lessons

Quick Hands

Utilizing the hand-raising feature to ensure equitable participation

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Data Systems Administrator Voices
We know that the theory of personalized learning is powerful but the actual nuts and bolts of implementations is extremely difficult. A lot of the work that TLA does from the practices website to their data work make personalized learning concrete with voices from actual teachers and administrators who are practitioners.
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