“Provides discussion starters, reflective worksheets, follow-up plans and graphics to guide the team's dialogue."—Ronald S. Thomas, Center for Leadership in Education, Towson University
Collect multiple forms of data and connect data to improved student achievement!
Are you looking for new ways to use data in the decision-making process? Are you seeking tools that provide better flow-through from data to improved student achievement? Have you ever considered including students in the data-to-improvement cycle?
Schools recognize that data is an essential decision-making tool, but it requires teamwork and reflection to reap the maximum benefits. This guidebook offers practical collection and analysis methods and templates as well as tips for building trust and working together.
The Data Guidebook for Teachers and Leaders accentuates the importance of data collection of multiple types, not just from standardized tests, and analysis within any educational setting. In addition to addressing the practical aspects of data usage, the author presents innovative ideas for
Introducing students to the data analysis cycle
Helping students learn how data impacts student achievement
Sharing day-to-day data within departments and schools to improve weekly test scores
Making data and results accessible to all team members
Data becomes a dynamic tool for change when you learn how to incorporate it into your continuous improvement process.