Standards to Assess the State of Your Student Information System

A Vehicle for Turning Your Student Information System Into the Highly Functional Information Powerhouse You Signed Up For

Systems like PowerSchool are relied on every day for both simple and complex tasks related to student data – and with that volume of interaction comes plenty of opportunities for errors that can bite you in the long run. This is why we developed the School Data Assessment: a configuration and data quality audit of a district’s PowerSchool system against industry benchmarks.

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Upcoming School Leader Networking & Learning Opportunities

Make sure to set aside some YOU-time in the coming months - bookmark these opportunities to grow your network and learn alongside other MI educators who are getting things done!

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Share your student’s discoveries with Google Cast for Education

An app that lets students turn 1:1 into one-to-all!

An exciting new Chrome application, Google Cast for Education, aims to simplify this process and empower your students to share their ideas on the big screen, just like you! No more unplugging and plugging cords on your classroom projector to hook up a student device, Cast for Education allows students to wirelessly share whatever is on their screen directly to your computer.
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Show Us Your Network Wishlist

Free trials and support for all the network equipment you still wish you had

With classes back in session and (likely) more Chromebooks, laptops, cell phones, and tablets onsite than ever before, it's important that your infrastructure be sturdy enough to handle the traffic and security needs associated with increased Internet activity. Before any state testing debacles, staff complaints about slow network performance, or inappropriate student browsing incidents hit, future proof your network using our free Meraki test-program!

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Can You Count On Your Numbers This October?

Count Day mistakes are COSTLY -- tips to make sure your numbers are on point

Assemble a team, have a strategy, and know your dates. MSDS data preparation is a time-consuming process that requires a meticulous review of student information. A misplaced decimal could result in an incorrect FTE entry, demographic information could be entered wrong, or attendance information could be false -- all costly mistakes post-submission. Consider the following tips from our seasoned School Data team going into your data prep.

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Inspiring & Empowering Student Learning Through Entrepreneurship

To date, Real World Scholars has helped launch student-run EdCorps businesses in more than 200 classrooms in 33 states. They provide educators and students with a wide range of supports, from mentorship to digital resources, from technology to startup funding, and beyond. Read on to learn more and bring this resource to your classrooms!

“On an annual basis, we sit down with Macro Connect and review what our current and future needs are.  Macro Connect works with us to make sure we are ahead of the curve to properly preserve and protect our data and so that our firm is working efficiently from a technological standpoint.  The annual audit as well as Macro Connect’s response time has been invaluable to our firm.”

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