Using Technology to Organize & Report Student Information

Instructor: Allyn Torres

Allyn has taught high school chemistry, and has a master's degree in curriculum and instruction.

In this lesson, you will learn about how schools use student information systems to store various types of student data. The way that districts use this data to inform their decisions will also be discussed.


Technology often gets a bad rap. Many people claim that technology is keeping us from having meaningful conversations with one another. If you've ever been in a restaurant and watched two people with a phone in one hand and a fork in the other, barely speaking to each other, you may agree. However, even technology's biggest naysayers have to admit that technology makes our lives so much easier, especially as teachers. Can you imagine calculating grades for every student manually?! Keep reading to learn how schools use technology (specifically student information systems) to organize and report student data.

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