Announcing eScholar’s Annual Student Contest: Goals Matter

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It’s finally spring, and that means school’s almost out for the summer.  As students and teachers prepare to wrap up this school year, it’s the perfect time to take a quick break to celebrate all the great things students have learned and accomplished. Last spring, we launched our inaugural annual student contest with Make My  … Read more

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Introducing New eScholar Bloggers

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I’ve been blogging here at eScholar for over two years. It’s been a great place for me to engage with our readers. I’m not about to stop posting anytime soon, but I figured: Why should I be the only eScholar team member having fun writing? So, it’s time for a blog renovation. You already probably  … Read more

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The Freedom to Listen

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Lately there has been a lot of discussion aimed at interpreting the underlying motives behind various initiatives in the education industry.  It seems as though certain high-profile initiatives in education are suspected of being driven by ulterior motives.  Many times, citizens suspect political motives when the initiatives are supported by politicians, regardless of their political  … Read more

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What’s the Common Thread of Success?

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Over the past 16 years of working in education, I have learned a lot from both teachers and students. As someone who has focused more than half of his career on helping educators use data, I’ve spent a great deal of time looking into data to find the common thread of success. This may be surprising,  … Read more

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EngageNY Road Show

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Over the past couple of weeks, I have had the opportunity to travel around New York State as a part of the EngageNY Portal rollout.  It has been a great time to reflect on the past 16 years. Since I founded the eScholar company in 1997 working with one school district in Western New York,  … Read more

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Make My Education Matter – The Winning Essays

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June was a busy month for us. With over 100 high-quality submissions for our Make My Education Matter contest, we definitely had our hands full. Last month, we were able to narrow down our submissions to just a few finalists, and then a winner for each of the categories. As I mentioned in my previous  … Read more

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Education and Goals

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Well, over the past 24 hours we have seen a large number of new submissions for our contest, Make My Education Matter. Either people were taking advantage of all the time available to think it through, or maybe procrastinating?  Based on the quality of the responses, I believe most of you were really thinking it through! After  … Read more

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Keep Those Contest Entries Coming

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We are very excited about the quality of the submissions we have received so far on the Make My Education Matter contest.  We have received submissions from across the country that cover quite a range of ways in which your education matters to you and to society as a whole.  Some students focused on the  … Read more

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Students: We Want Your Opinion about Education!

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We do many things here at eScholar, but ultimately, our goal is the same for all of our services and solutions: to personalize education for every student. Students deserve better than the one-size-fits-all model, and personalizing education is essential to keeping all students engaged. However, it’s not easy. In 2006, Civic Enterprises did a study  … Read more

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PESC 2013 Spring Data Summit

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This week, I will be speaking at the Postsecondary Education Standards Council (PESC) Data Summit in San Diego.  The audience particularly wants to discuss how the MyData initiative can help drive personalization of education.  The MyData initiative is focused on giving students and parents the ability to control their own data and eScholar is on  … Read more

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eScholar Wins 2013 EdTech Digest Award

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We’re excited to announce that eScholar myTrack® won a “Cool Tool Award” for Best Student Academic Tracking Solution in the third annual EdTech Digest Awards! eScholar Complete Data Warehouse® was also named a finalist in the Best District Data Solution category, and I was a finalist in the “EdTech Leadership Award” for Best Leadership Founder/CEO category.  … Read more

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Road Maps to Common Core Success

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Last week, I had the opportunity to attend the Education Week Leadership Forum, where eScholar was also one of the primary sponsors. This year’s theme was Road Maps to Common Core Success. Many of you probably know that the Common Core State Standards initiative is a major topic of discussion for educators across the US.  … Read more

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