From complex integrations to actionable analysis, BrightBytes is the leading end-to-end data solution for education organizations. The BrightBytes solutions efficiently unify education data and combine top research and advanced analytics, delivered across easy-to-understand, intuitive dashboards, so educators can turn big data into big benefits for students.
With the data integration platform, DataSense, BrightBytes enables educators to cleanse, integrate, and bi-directionally manage complex data from multiple systems. The decision-support platform, Clarity, then employs advanced analytics, including machine learning, psychometrics, and predictive analytics to organize and visualize actionable data across research-based frameworks to drive student learning.
The BrighBytes data solutions power decision making by providing education leaders with secure, centralized data management and advanced analytics, driven by research from leading organizations. With high-quality data, cutting-edge analytics, including psychometrics, machine learning, and predictive analytics, educators can access actionable, role-specific insights and recommendations. BrightBytes empowers educators to leverage data to improve learning.
BrightBytes employs a four-step data cycle to ensure big data provides big benefits to students.
- Data Integration: Solve for integration, interoperability, data quality, and provisioning
- Research-Based Analytics: Provide high-quality analysis informed by leading researchers and experts
- Engaging Experience: Transform analysis into engaging information
- Actionable Data: Provide tools and content to help integrate data into the day-to-day practice
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Master Agreement Documents
- Official Contract
- 4th Year Renewal Letter
- 5th Year Renewal Letter
- Award Letter
- Award Documents (Board Recommendation, Approval, and Multi-Award Justification)
- 21st Century Learning Suite on the Clarity Platform
- Early Insights Suite on the Clarity Platform
- DataSense Platform
- Early Insights Implementation Professional Development, provided by BrightBytes' research partner, American Institutes for Research (AIR)
- Force Multiplier, an additional Train the Trainer service for district personnel
Clarity: Clarity is an online SaaS platform informed by the close collaboration between educational researchers, school practitioners, statisticians, analysts, and experienced "system dynamics" modelers. This team of experts combines qualitative research and quantitative methods with a proprietary framework specifically designed to link educational factors to learning outcomes. BrightBytes has taken decades of practitioner experience and input from dozens of experts and researchers, and applied these insights to a method that key decision makers can use to analyze school information. The Clarity platform houses two product suites, the Early Insights suite, and the 21st Century Learning suite. For more information on each suite, please see the product offerings tabs.
DataSense for K-12 Organizations: The DataSense integration platform provides an easy way for school systems to unify and utilize all purposeful data among software applications. With ever-growing access and availability to data, it can be challenging to effectively integrate, store, and manage data easily. DataSense provides education organizations with one central, online platform to unify all data. With DataSense, organizations can achieve data ineroperability in days instead of months.
The BrightBytes 21st Century Learning suite provides educators with a 360-degree view of technology learning, and guides districts to strategically integrate effective technology safely. The suite includes:
The Technology & Learning module: this module helps educators understand how technology influences teaching and learning, and allows decision makers to focus on improving the technology environments that provide meaningful learning experiences.
The Learning Outcomes module: this module helps educators evaluate the impact of specific technology programs on student learning to address program gaps and strengths and replicate or adjust for maximum impact.
The Digital Privacy, Safety & Security module: this module helps educators navigate complex digital safety responsibilities to ensure safe technology innovation.
The BrightBytes Early Insights suite employs next-generation predictive analytics to create positive trajectories for all students. The suite includes:
The Student Success module: this module leverages predictive analytics to identify students at risk of not graduating and ensure students reach the key milestones necessary to prepare for the rigors of postsecondary environments.
The Intervention module: this module streamlines the referral process by connecting students in need to the right support services. The module allows educators to quickly assign services, track the fidelity, frequency, and efficacy of those efforts, and easily review and communicate progress or adjustment needs with stakeholders.