Two teachers are about to get their first look at their schools' student achievement reports. Although they teach in different districts, Joseph and Zindzi have been leading parallel teaching lives for a number of years. They both teach mathematics in schools of similar size, ethnic composition, and socioeconomic demographics. Read this fascinating report to find out what happens.
An argument can be made that educational leaders have always had “data” of some kind available to them when making decisions intended to improve teaching and learning. Effective leaders gathered whatever information they could readily access, and then drawing on accumulated experience, intuition, and political acumen, they chose the wisest course of action to pursue.
This document accompanies the presentaion Basic Data & Assessment.
A dashboard is an essential tool for charter school leaders and the board. This presentation will help you build a dashboard for your charter school.
This study shows how high-performing school systems use data to improve instruction for elementary students. In this report, the work of four school systems that were identified as leaders in data-driven decision making are captured. This study included two mid-size urban school districts and two nonprofit charter management organizations (CMOs). All of these school systems have records of improving student achievement over time.
The study of Data in all of its forms is essential learning for all educators and school leaders. This two-part presentation teaches the basics including terminology and common misperceptions about the use of Data.
The study of Data in all of its forms is essential learning for all educators and school leaders. This two-part presentation follows up the basic knowledge with some more advanced concepts such as item banks, formats and scoring.
The study of Data in all of its forms is essential learning for all educators and school leaders. This two-part presentation follows up the intermediate knowledge with some really advanced concepts such as data systems, the Five F Model and intentional change.