In education, how often does data driven mean we become “weakness focused?”

 

In education, how often does data driven mean we become “weakness focused?”  – George Couros

 

Too often we only look for the negative side of data . . . we only look for errors and failures.

 

Data driven should be part of a greater growth mindset.  Data driven must lead to reflection and collaboration.  Data driven is understanding that data is often a piece of a larger picture.

 

Yes, data is important, but it isn’t the only thing.  We are in the in people business . . . use data as markers on the journey.

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