Monthly Archives: October 2013

Notes from MassCUE

Last week, Parul and Kattie, the newest member of our team, went down to Gillette Stadium, in Foxboro, MA, to participate in a MassCUE conference. They were joined by 1,500 teachers, administrators, superintendents and other educational heavyweights of the area. To take us through the MassCUE experience, I sat down with our newest Gradeable great,…

The Testing Effect

A few weeks ago, Parul, our superhero CEO, sent over this research article about something called the testing effect. She explained that the implications of the testing effect is one of the reasons Gradeable exists. In essence, the testing effect is the scientific explanation of how the more you test, the better your students will…

Friday Bulletin Board

Gradeable at MassCUE On Wednesday and Thursday of this week, Parul and Katie went down to Gillette Stadium in Foxboro to participate in this year’s technology conference. At the home of the New England Patriots, Gradeable joined 1,500 educators who loved technology. The event was sponsored by Massachusetts Computer Using Educators (MassCUE) and the Massachusetts…

Gradeable at MassCUE

The Gradeable team is heading down to Foxoboro on Wednesday and Thursday at the MassCue and M.A.S.S. Technology Conference. They’ll be there with other edtech advocates providing educators from across the Commonwealth with exciting ways to enhance teaching and learning with technology. Look for Gradeable in the Press Box at Gillette Stadium on the Blue and…

Friday Bulletin Board

Curriculum > Learning tech This article has been brought to your Friday Bulletin Board because the man who wrote this is fired up about something we at Gradeable care very much about: curriculum. It is monumentally important to learn and develop lessons that students will embrace. And curriculum building starts from the ground up. Nothing…

Big Data Part 2: Applications in Education

Big data in classrooms, schools, and districts are all about making sense of student information to drive better teaching. These data points may range from attendance to test scores to click rates and there’s technology to crunch these numbers for you. Once these tools tabulate this data, you have a quantitative story on each student.…

Big Data Part 1: What is Big Data Anyway? The Educator’s Explanation

Big data, not just another word on the buzzword bingo card, is the collection and analysis of data points. It’s like “Moneyball,” the story of how the Oakland A’s analyzed player statistics and made evidence-based decisions, or big data, to put together a winning baseball team. In Part 1 of 3, we’ll discuss what big…