September always makes me excited for school. Even though I haven’t started school myself in years, I get to help my children get ready and the others around them. As someone who loves continuous learning and data, I’m always curious what the newest, most promising, and tried-and-true approaches are happening in education. The newest One of the approaches getting the most attention these days is using technology to deliver completely individualized instruction.
December 17, 2010 - 2:06pm
Non-profits experience unique challenges related to the implementation of new evaluations systems that depend on a host of factors, including organizational mission, size, structure and resources. Although the idea of normalizing evaluation practice may seem daunting at times, emerging research has identified strategies for evaluation capacity building that can be applied to non-profit settings. Here you will find a few key insights from this research. 1) Consider the motivation for implementing a new evaluation system
December 10, 2010 - 10:11pm
Presenting Data Using Video by Danielle Dryke
November 30, 2010 - 7:29pm
November 18, 2010 - 2:03pm
Do you have data that you’ve never really used because you just haven’t had time? Or you used it in one way, but know you could answer even more questions? For example, you’ve given trainings or facilitated groups several times, briefly reviewed any surveys you’ve collected, but never looked at the results over time. Here are three simple tips for getting more meaning out of your data in the context of your day-to-day work.
November 18, 2010 - 2:02pm
1. What is the organization are you partnered with? Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota (CSCM) 2. Why were you interested in this request? I am a member of CSCM’s board and it was a good opportunity for me to learn a little more about their programs. I also felt I could bring some context to the project that others on our staff might not have. 3. What is CSCM’s mission?
October 27, 2010 - 2:05pm
This scenario might be familiar to some of our readers: a group of wise, talented people take time out of their busy lives, get together for a day or more, and think about an organization and its future. They create a strategic plan that is built on the best information they had available. The strategic plan is finalized and shared. Time passes, and some of those people are left wondering what happened –Was the plan ever used? Did the organization succeeded in the things it set out to do?
October 27, 2010 - 2:05pm
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September 22, 2010 - 4:40pm