Meet our data crazy team

Adeel Farooq:

Currently teaching at the American School Foundation of Monterrey, high school computers and robotics. His favourite quote associated with data “Effective analysis of data is a treasure hunt in which leaders and teachers find those professional practices-frequently unrecognized and buried amidst the test data- that can hold the keys to improved performance in the future.”   D. Reeves, The Leader’s Guide to Standards, 2002


Milena Brunetta

Currently teaching Integrated Arts at Riverview Elementary in Montreal. Her favourite quote about data is “The goal is to turn data into information, and information into insight.” – Carly Fiorina, former executive, president, and chair of Hewlett-Packard Co.


Dana Mehregani

Currently a teacher. Her favourite quote associated with data is “Data are just summaries of thousands of stories – tell a few of those stories to help make the data meaningful.” — Chip & Dan Heath, Authors of Made to Stick, Switch


 RockyRocky Lam

Currently teaching Year 2 at Yew Chung International School in Hong Kong. His favourite quote associated with data is “For every two degrees the temperature goes up, check-ins at ice cream shops go up by 2%.” – Andrew Hogue. I don’t know about you, but I love ice cream.
Phil Sweezey

Currently teaching MYP Design Technology at Canadian International School of Beijing. His favourite quote associated with data is “Big data is going to impact education in a big way. It is inevitable. It has already begun. If you’re part of an education organization, you need to have a vision for how you will take advantage of big data. Wait too long and you’ll wake up to find that your competitors, and the instructors that use them, have left you behind with new capabilities and insights that seem almost magical.” Jose Ferreira

2 comments on “Team
  1. David Jackson says:

    Data can be a great source of information to enhance education, but my caution is: “Be suspect of big data. Keep data local while making decisions on student learning outcomes.”

  2. jldr says:

    “You can use all the quantitative data you can get, but you still have to distrust it and use your own intelligence and judgment.”
    Alvin Toffler

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