Learning Analytics

Learning analytics is the collection, analysis, and reporting of data about learners in order to understand and optimize learning. The K-12 Blueprint Learning Analytics toolkit - developed with generous support from CDW-G* - includes resources and materials to help school leaders make the best decisions to ensure the greatest learning for all students.

What is Learning Analytics?

Through the efficient use of learning analytics, educators can personalize and enhance learning for students at every stage of a student’s career.

Why are Learning Analytics Important?

Learning analytics has the potential to transform U.S. education by helping educators personalize education.

Learning Loss, the Homework Gap, and Digital Equity

The digital divide between technology haves and have-nots has been a persistent problem for education.

Which Tools and Technologies Support Learning Analytics

Explore this resource to learn more about the tools and technologies that are making evidence-based insight into student learning a reality.

How Learning Analytics can Improve Student Outcomes

Learning analytics is the measurement, collection, analysis, and reporting of data regarding learners and their contexts for the purpose of optimizing learning.

Equity and the Digital Divide

Using data to understand issues of equity and the effects of the digital divide.

Personalizing Online Learning with Analytics

Educational institutions and their business partners are constantly looking for ways to use learning analytics to better understand learners in order to personalize learning models and strategies.

Analytics, Inequities, and Achievement Gaps

The first step towards addressing inequities and gaps is understanding the data to identify areas that need improving as well as using that data to design strategic interventions.

How Curriculum can be Enhanced by Learning Analytics

Using learning analytics can improve and enhance curriculum and support learning redesign that is intentionally aligned to essential standards critical for students’ success.

Learning Analytics Case Studies

Learning analytics allows educators to help pick and choose a student’s learning experience so that they have the potential to pursue whatever career pathway they wish.

Using Student Data to Support Digital Equity

Through the efficient use of data, educators can analyze and act on students’ information to identify digital equity needs and create positive change.

Learning Analytics for Families

What families need to know about learning analytics and its potential in schools.

American Life in the Midst of Crisis

Pew Research Center report about how people are using technology as their lives are upended.

A Recipe for Disaster Recovery

Considering all of the potential threats to K–12 data, disaster recovery is crucial for schools and districts to retrieve and reclaim vital information, and to maintain operations; avoiding catastrophic shut downs.

2020 GitHub Education Classroom Report
The 2020 GitHub Education Classroom Report

The 2020 GitHub Education Classroom Report captures key insights into the student developer toolchain, how students are learning real-world workflows, and expectations around technical coursework.  

The 2021 EDUCAUSE Horizon Report | Teaching and Learning Edition
The 2021 EDUCAUSE Horizon Report | Teaching and Learning Edition

The latest EDUCAUSE Horizon report grapples with where our post-pandemic future may be headed, providing deep insights into student wellness and equity.

Cloud Computing in Education: Tip of the Iceberg

The past four years have seen a radical shift in how K-12 schools are deploying and managing devices, due almost exclusively to low-cost Chromebooks. For many IT departments, gone are the days of creating gold builds, overnight image pushes, and even shared network drives to manage student data and devices. The replacement is, of course, the software side of the Chromebook offering: G Suite for Education.

Partnerships: Beyond the Pizza Party

We’ve all been there before. Running out to pick up pizza for a school party or to keep people energized as they work long hours. I can’t begin to count the number of pizzas that I’ve purchased in my career as an educator for events like yearbook work sessions and after-school department meetings. And let’s be real. Pizza is easy. It’s cheap. No plates are needed and most people are happy to grab a slice and get back to work.

Technology Can Help Compete For & Retain More Higher Education Students

Is technology being used to deliver transformative education in higher education settings? Look at Elliott Levine's key points to bringing results that matter.