Blended CatsTeam: Herding Cats 2.0 Peggy Jacobs Paul Cavender Michele Burke David Shaub Karen A. Sorensen Designed during SLC Camp Denver, CO November 18, 2012
Problem Educators have plenty of data from numerous sources but it does not provide timely, meaningful, and relevant information to analysis in order to create instruction based on cohort grouping to serve students. “Data Rich, Information Poor”
A cross platform Mobile application thattakes information from assessments andgenerates administrative, classroom, andstudent reports that allows educators to select personalized groups for learning.
Valuation•Secondary Research -Teaching Panel -Interviews -Research Reports -65 years of classroom experience•Primary Research -Survey on Facebook, Twitter and Cold Calling•Key Findings “What are you kidding!!! -Saves Time Absolutely! -Effective Instruction Decisions 2nd Grade Teacher -Increase Teacher Satisfaction -Quality Differentiated Instruction -Real Time Feedback “Yeah, Can you have that ready for after Thanksgiving?” 5th Grade Teacher
How it Works Educator Login Grouping Assessments Selection Report Checklist Process Options •Benchmark •Skill Ability •Administration • State •Learning Styles •Student • Learning Styles •# of Students in •Classroom Group Administrator- Classroom- Big Picture – Student- List of student by Historical % Classroom, category allows for School, District Individual Matrix cohort grouping Future Content Suggestions via Learning Registry Metadata