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Document Number: 10561

Data Backpacks: Portable Records & Learner Profiles - This article suggests two ways to better handle and personalize student records. The Data Backpack would be the official transcript with traditional information common to all students but enhanced with more data to better pinpoint where a student's learning is at any point in time. More personalized, the Learner Profile would contain information particular to the student: Sources of motivation, a college/career readiness tracker, an early warning system. The authors conclude with an appeal for collaboration to create a common, comprehensive system. (Digital Learning Now!, October 2012)...


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State Longitudinal Data Systems
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