Curriculum Title

  • Develop Your Data Mindset: Essentials of Educational Data Use

Curriculum Authors

  • Nathan Anderson - Anderson Inquiry, LLC
  • Wendy Oliver - Xperience Education, LLC
  • Derrick Greer - Xperience Education, LLC

This material is based upon work supported by the National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, through Grant R372A150042 to North Dakota Department of Public Instruction. The opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not represent the views of the National Center, Institute, or the U.S. Department of Education.

Special thanks is extended to the following in-service and pre-service educator representatives who served on the Develop Your Data Mindset: Essentials of Educational Data Use Curriculum Advisory Committee at some point along the duration of this project:

  • Ashleigh Blikre, Rugby Public School
  • Lisa Borden-King, Minot State University
  • Kathleen Brock, University of Jamestown
  • Stacy Duffield, North Dakota State University
  • Junella Feickert, Missouri River Educational Cooperative
  • Mike Gerszewski, Bismarck Public Schools
  • Brittany Hagen, Mayville State University
  • Shelly Hoerer, North Central Education Cooperative
  • Jane Hovda, Information Technology Department
  • Erik Kana, Minot State University
  • Erin Lacina, Northeast Education Service Center
  • Steve Lemire, University of North Dakota
  • Sarah McFadden, Roughrider Education Services Program
  • Kim Murphy, Great Northwest Education Cooperative
  • LeAnn Nelson, University of Jamestown
  • Molly Olson, Missouri River Educational Cooperative
  • Alan Olson, Valley City State University
  • Jan Reprow, Minot State University
  • Kathy Smart, University of North Dakota
  • Chris Thompson, South East Education Cooperative
  • Sandy Zahn, South East Education Cooperative

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Suggested Citation

Anderson, N., Ova, A., Oliver, W., & Greer, D. (2018). Develop your data mindset: Essentials of educational data use [Online curriculum]. Bismarck, ND: North Dakota Department of Public Instruction, Information Technology Department, Statewide Longitudinal Data System. Available from


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