YOU TOO CAN BE A DATA DYNAMO: Want teachers to use data from edtech products? Why not try bringing “data coaches” into your teacher PLCs? That’s what educators in Delaware, Rhode Island, and Hawaii are doing. Districts are tapping funds from the $4 billion Race to the Top initiative to hire data coaches and show educators how to parse data to plan lessons and reach short- and long-term benchmark goals. Check out the link above for more.