Scatter Plots are analytic tool accessed within a data wall that compares two assessments / windows within an academic year. In this lesson you will learn how to generate correlation coefficients from Charting.
Where to Start
- Go to Charting.
- Select Scatter Plot.
- Select Edit for Student Population to start making selections.
- Select a School Year as it relates to the student population. Only 1 can be selected.
- Select one or more Schools.
- Select a Grade Level. Only one Grade can be selected.
- Open the menus for Assessment, Demographics, Intervention Status, and/or Active Student Filters to further filter the students in the search.
- Select Save to continue.
Select Edit for Data Set 1 to make assessment selections.
Data Set 1
- Select a School Year as it relates to the Data Set.
- Select an Assessment Group. Only one may be selected.
- Select an Assessment based on the chosen Assessment Group. Only one may be selected.
- Select a Window based on the chosen Assessment. Only one may be selected.
- Select the checkbox if the Scatter Plot should Use Score Detail.
- Select Save Data Set to continue.
Select Edit next to Data Set 2 and repeat the steps above for the next Window of data.
After all selections have been made, select Search to view the chart.
- Select Edit Search to update the search parameters.
- Select Save Search to save search parameters. After selecting Save Search, enter a same for the search to access later via the Saved Searches tab within Charting. Saving a search is for advanced users who don't want to select the same data over and over.
- The Correlation Coefficient appears at the top of the chart. This displays how strong the relationship is between the selected data sets.
- Hover over a plot point on the chart to view details for a specific student.
- Select the light bulb icon to view insights as they relate to the Scatter Plot.
What Does My Scatter Plot Tell Me?
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