Data visualisation: Languages of my students and data flaws

The inspiration for this week’s data collection came from a chapter on multilingualism I read in ‚The Infrastructure of Accountability: Data use and the transformation of American education’ by Anagnostopoulos et al. (2013). German, French, Italian and Romansh are the four national languages, and multilingualism is close-knit with Switzerland’s history and culture. In the past decades, many more non-national languages became widely spoken, especially due to immigration. 

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Reflections on Block 2 ‘Teaching’ with Data

My data tracking and visualisation over the past three weeks are affected by my primary school teaching and my interests in various pedagogy fields. Bloom’s Taxonomy and Gardners MI’s hierarchical structure (week 6 and 7) offers a framework to analyse lessons and tasks, yet the challenge lies in distinguishing between the levels and MIs within combined activities. 

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