Performance Based Data Systems

Performance Based
Data Systems
Agilix
Buzz
Strengths
Ability Grouping
Mastery Based
Student based
management
Considerations
Student based
management
Requires change of
classroom environments
Edmodo
Strengths
Insights allow for
actionable feedback
Dashboard approach
to encourage proactive conversation
LMS and performance
system integrated
Considerations
No connection to local
student information system
Proprietary system
Show Evidence
Strengths
Evidence Based
Performance system for
students and staff
Accountability measures for
professional development
Badging Options
Considerations
Isn't testing based, but
competency based
Artifact based system
requires design thinking
Requires development
team to create assessments
Performance Plus
Strengths
National, State,
and Local benchmarking
Longitudinal achievement data
Integration with their
other products
Considerations
No connection to other
organizational data
No apparent LMS integration
Requires other products to
take advantage of all options
Educate K12
Strengths
Fully integrated LMS
Formative and Summative
Comprehensive Assessments
Powerful data analytics
Considerations
Fairly new compared to
many other options
Isn't testing based, but
competency based
Bredge
Strengths
Teacher published
resources and assessments
Web based
Bilingual interface
Distribution reports for
performance
Considerations
Corporate oriented systems
Not a very modern
flow for an LMS
Apparent lack of
synchronous learning options
WirelessGeneration
Strengths
Offers services through
custom partnerships
Integrates data across systems,
beyond a simple single sign on.
Educator friendly
Considerations
Disconnected from LMS objects
Completely proprietary software
Requires many levels of
professional development
Kickboard
Strengths
Behavioral analysis
Community engagement
SiS integration
Considerations
High priority on character
assessment over academic
No LMS integration
Learning Mate
Strengths
LMS Cartridge for
simple integration
Multiple LMS partners
Quick transition
across platforms
Considerations
Hard to find
data systems
Almost too
many options
May require
additional procurement
to access all tools
Knewton
Strengths
Large publisher base
Adaptive learning platform
Huge data pool
Considerations
Pulls data outside of local
agency for comparison
Separate products for purchase
VSchoolz
Strengths
Extremely comprehensive
set of tools
Comparitive measurements
locally, state-wide, and nationally
vPortfolio for alternative
assessment data
Considerations
Must choose how you
want to assemble content
Extremely wide range
of tools, hard to decide
where to start
Khan's Back End
Strengths
Unique blending
of videos & interactions
Student oriented
goals & badges
Data reporting on content
creation & consumption
Targeted interventions
Considerations
Reliance on Youtube
for access
Completely open access
to entire curriculum at once
Learning curve for
data reporting
Macarthur Mozilla
Strengths
Badge Backpack toolkit
allows for easy management
Can contribute to
badging worldwide
Attention getting
and engaging
Considerations
Requires IT staffing
to deploy
Highly technical
implementation
Requires integration with
an SIS or personal profile
Dreambox
Strengths
Adaptive online learning
Metrics captured
during student interactions
Nearly unlimited number
of pathways
Considerations
Online elementary
math only
Very limited audience
Standalone system
Spiral Universe
Strengths
Cloud based setup
User friendly environment
Free
Create assignments and
quizzes in many formats
Considerations
No personalized learning options
Simply grading and data reporting
Cost for data conversion
and migration
http://www.anewspring.com/
Strengths
Adaptive Learning Platform
Free to start
LMS environment
Templating options across all levels
of development and reporting
Considerations
Free to premium
pricing ranges greatly
Independent and proprietary system
Lack of additional tools
requires use of third-party applications
Xyleme
Strengths
Single source course for
print, eLearning, & mobile output
Many open options
for publishing
Ease of use allows
for quick updates of
learning interactions
Considerations
Another new proprietary system
requires manual migration
from current system
Data reporting collection
options are unclear
Very few predetermined
performance assessments
already in place
Schoology
Strengths
Integration with latest
platforms & systems
Social networking interface
Learning Communities
Considerations
Gaps from Free
to Premium Accounts
Must create all
assessments from
scratch as an LMS
Hard to find data
collection utilities
JumpRope
Strengths
Standards based grading
Character based performance
data recorded
Curriculum design tools
Considerations
Lack of learning
management
Character education tools
are a bit off from the
typical focus of performance
data in this market
Dell
Strengths
Integration of instructional
tools, e-books, curriculum
and lecture capture
SIS integration
Single Sign On for
instruction/ assessment/ assets
Considerations
Built by hardware company
Sponsored by hardware
and software companies
Lack of available
demos and examples
Google
OpenClass
Strengths
No cost
at all
Social technologies
included with
mobile access
Powerful dashboard
& reporting
Considerations
Sponsored by
educational publishers
Institutions not willing
to share with OER
will need to find other
options
Intrade
Strengths
Prediction market is
unique for edu
data reporting
Based on hundreds
of real world outcomes
Clear cut binary answers
"yes" and "no"
Considerations
Retreating from
US market
Not an edu specific
information provider
Relies on internal metrics
based on an internal currency
www.kickboardforteachers.com/
www.learningmate.com/
www.wirelessgeneration.com/
www.go-eknowledge.com/lms.htm
www.anewspring.com/
www.knewton.com/
www.vschoolz.com/
www.educatek12.com
www.sungard.com/k-12
www.edmodo.com/features
www.showevidence.com/
www.agilix.com/products/buzz/
www.xyleme.com/
www.spiraluniverse.com/
www.khanacademy.org/about
www.openbadges.org/
www.dreambox.com/
www.schoology.com
http://goo.gl/4EROI
http://www.openclass.com/
http://www.intrade.com
www.jumpro.pe/
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