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The Improvement Analytics group combines the discipline of improvement science with the power of data intensive research methods to solve pressing educational problems. Based within SRI Education, we are an independent, non-profit R&D organization focused on improving systems and building knowledge.

Clark County
School District

CCSD worked with the IA group to co-design instructional routines and continuous improvement processes to elementary science teachers better support English learners.

Summit
Public Schools

Summit partnered with the IA group to identify patterns within complex data sets that could help teachers support students develop self-directed learning behaviors.

Carnegie Foundation
for the Advancement
of Teaching

The IA group partnered with Carnegie to analyze data from online learning systems to identify improvement opportunities and support students productively persist in the face of academic challenges.

The Improvement Analytics group engages in collaborative data intensive research (CDIR) to help educational organizations improve learning opportunities for all students. Based within SRI International, one the world’s leading independent and non-profit research institutes, the Improvement Analytics group leverages broad domain expertise and diverse methodological approaches to support those working with learners of all types turn promising ideas into improvements. Across multiple partnerships, we have helped educational organizations find actionable insights within complex data sets and develop as well as productively adapt instructional innovations.

Latest Blog Posts

Learning from Data Are you interested in improvement science and learning from data? Check out this webinar featuring Andy Krumm from SRI Education and Alicia Grunow from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement ... Read more

A4L Network Announces Whitepaper Series A4L logoThe Analytics for Learning (A4L) Network is pleased to announce the release of the Whitepaper Series, Measurement in Digital Environments. The purpose of this series was to provide emerging researchers ... Read more

BayLAN 2017 BayLAN ConferenceWe are excited to be helping out at BayLAN 2017. Our friends and colleagues at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching will be hosting an event focused on ... Read more

Education Data Scientists What does it mean to be an education data scientist? Read Andy Krumm’s interview with EdWeek’s Market Brief here. Read more

Got Data? 2015 Data Jam This past April, A4L and Learning Games Play Data Consortium (PDC) teamed up to support collaborations among researchers and data mining and analytics experts at a Pre-AERA workshop. Education researchers now ... Read more

A4L Network Update A4L logoCheck out the newest section of our site: the A4L Network. A4L represents a network of researchers exploring the measurement of student constructs described as “noncognitive constructs” in digital learning ... Read more

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