The Data Coach's Guide to Improving Learning for All Students: Unleashing the Power of Collaborative Inquiry

The Data Coach's Guide to Improving Learning for All Students: Unleashing the Power of Collaborative Inquiry

by Nancy B. Love
     
 

Use data as an effective tool for school change and improvement!

This resource helps data team facilitators move schools away from unproductive data practices and toward examining data for systematic and continuous improvement in instruction and learning. The book, which includes a CD-ROM with slides and reproducibles, illustrates how the authors' model has

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Overview

Use data as an effective tool for school change and improvement!

This resource helps data team facilitators move schools away from unproductive data practices and toward examining data for systematic and continuous improvement in instruction and learning. The book, which includes a CD-ROM with slides and reproducibles, illustrates how the authors' model has proven successful in:

  • Narrowing achievement gaps in all content areas and grade levels
  • Achieving strong, continuous gains in local and state assessments in mathematics, science, and reading
  • Initiating powerful conversations about race/ethnicity, class, educational status, gender, and language differences
  • Developing a vision for a high-performing, data-informed school culture

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412950015
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/21/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
408
Sales rank:
142,578
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword by Ruth Johnson
Introduction
1. The Power of Collaborative Inquiry
2. Getting Organized for Collaborative Inquiry
3. Building the Foundation
Introduction
Task 1 Launch the Data Team
Task 2 Reflect on Our School
Task 3 Raise Awareness of Cultural Diverstiy
Task 4 Commit to Shared Values, Standards, and Vision
4. Identifying a Student-Learning Problem
Introduction
Task 5 Build Data Literacy
Task 6 Drill Down into State CRT Data: Aggregate-Level Analysis
Task 7 Drill Down into State CRT Data: Disaggregate-Level Analysis
Task 8 Drill Down into State CRT Data: Strand-Level Analysis
Task 9 Drill Down into State CRT Data: Item-Level Analysis
Task 10 Examine Student Work
Task 11 Drill Down into common Assessments and Other Local Student-Learning Data Sources
Task 12 Identify a Student-Learning Problem and Goal
5. Verifying Causes
Introduction
Task 13 Conduct Cause-And-Effect Analysis
Task 14 Verify Causes through Research and Local Data
6. Generating Solutions
Introduction
Task 15 Build Your Logic Model
Task 16 Refine Outcomes and Strategies
7. Implementing, Monitoring, and Achieving Results
Introduction
Task 18 Take Action and Monitor Results
Task 19 Celebrate Success and Renew Collaborative Inquiry
8. Clark County, Nevada: Collaborative Inquiry in Action
CD-ROM Tool Kit Guide
References
Index

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