Ellen B. Mandinach

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Twenty years ago, A Nation at Risk (1983) recommended " computer science " as one of the five " new basics " to be included in high school graduation requirements. Since then, American schools have made dramatic improvements in their technological capacity, driven largely by public and private investments over the past ten years of more than $40 billion(More)
E-learning is an emerging field as a promising instructional medium as well as a ripe arena in which to conduct research on its impact on teaching and learning activities. The fundamental nature of e-learning as an instructional medium differs substantially from face-to-face delivery, thereby requiring new and hybrid methods for evaluating its impact. This(More)
The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) publishes practice guides in education to bring the best available evidence and expertise to bear on the types of challenges that cannot currently be addressed by a single intervention or program. Authors of practice guides seldom conduct the types of systematic literature searches that are the backbone of a(More)
Researchers are encouraged to freely express their professional judgment. Therefore, points of view or opinions stated in College Board Reports do not necessarily represent official College Board position or policy. The College Board is a not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity. Founded(More)
Researchers are encouraged to freely express their professional judgment. Therefore, points of view or opinions stated in College Board Reports do not necessarily represent official College Board position or policy. The College Board is a national nonprofit membership association whose mission is to prepare, inspire, and connect students to college and(More)
Researchers are encouraged to freely express their professional judgment. Therefore, points of view or opinions stated in College Board Reports do not necessarily represent official College Board position or policy. The College Board is a national nonprofit membership association dedicated to preparing, inspiring, and connecting students to college and(More)
Initiative. We would also like to thank Steve Borgatti (University of Kentucky) for his support in the production of this research. Abstract Amid calls for increased data use, there is little research or policy guidance for how to build schools' capacity to leverage data to improve teaching and learning. Building on previous research highlighting the social(More)
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