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Education Insights Premium provides access to big picture trends in your organization. What you see in your dashboard will be based on your role in your school organization, and the permissions your IT Admin has set up for you. 

Important: Education Insights Premium is a paid upgrade which provides education leaders an organizational level view of Education Insights data as well as expanded access to historical data views for educators. To upgrade your organization to Education Insights Premium, contact your Microsoft account manager or fill out this form.


  • Your overview dashboard shows Digital engagement and Workload data in one view.

  • Hover over the info tips  Info tip to get more context on your data.

View data from a specific timeframe

  • Time filter: select Down chevron button  to open a dropdown of additional timeframe options.

    • Select Custom range to enter your own dates for a timeframe of up to 60 days. Timeframes can begin as far back as the beginning of the academic year, as determined by SDS

Note: Percentage data is calculated only for students on the roster the last day of any timeframe you select. If there is no roster data for the timeframe selected, the default timeframe may change accordingly.

Insights Overview dashboard

dropdown menu showing timeframes that can be selected to view data

Data categories


  • Inactive students: Students who made no activity in Teams.

  • Missed assignments: Students who didn't turn in assignments due

  • Missed meetings: Students who didn't attend meetings


  • Active during quiet hours:​​​​​​Students who made activity in Teams between 8 PM and 7 AM, outside of usual learning hours.

Tip: Hover over a percent to see more details about the data point's change from the last time period. For example, if you hover over a Missed meetings data point and see 17% next to +2%, that means that 17% of students missed meetings, and that's 2% more students compared to the previous time frame. 

Hover over Insights data for more details

Hierarchies in your dashboard:

Note: The organization structure you see in Insights will depend on SDS data provided and permissions set by your IT admin. 

Organization-level data:

  • Organization level is your default dashboard view across all schools you have access to.

  • From here, you can drill down further to the individual school level. Select a school name to see its data up close (you can also pick a specific school using the school dropdown menu, which is set to All schools by default).

School column in Insights dashboard

School-level data: 

  • At the school level, you can see grade levels for the individual school you've selected from your main dashboard.

  • Select a grade level to see data across classes within that grade. 

  • Select Drill up to return to your organization-wide view. 

School view in dashboard with grade levels

Grade-level data:

  • The grade level of your dashboard shows data from the grade you selected from an individual school, across classes in that grade.

  • Select a specific class for its drilled-down student data.

  • Select Drill up to return to the school-level view.

First grade-level data column data for math, reading, and writing classes

Class-level data:

  • At the class level of your dashboard, you'll see student data within an individual class.

  • Select Drill up to return to the grade-level view.

Insights dashboard drilled down to class level

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