Data! Dialogue! Decisions!: The Data Difference
  • Data! Dialogue! Decisions!: The Data Difference
  • Data! Dialogue! Decisions!: The Data Difference

Data! Dialogue! Decisions!: The Data Difference

by Brian M. Pete, Catherine A. Duncan
     
 

Link relevant data to results instantly and consistently!

This powerful text offers school leaders a process for data-based decision making that includes the critical elements of school improvement: collaborative teams, meaningful data, and measurable results. Administrators and instructors select the data, dialogue about the

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Link relevant data to results instantly and consistently!

This powerful text offers school leaders a process for data-based decision making that includes the critical elements of school improvement: collaborative teams, meaningful data, and measurable results. Administrators and instructors select the data, dialogue about the findings, and then make informed decisions about improving student performance. Educators will learn to:

  • Select data that is easily accessible, collectible on an ongoing basis, and capable of impacting student achievement
  • Use the three-step cyclical model of data analysis
  • Create and assess goals that are specific, measurable, and results-oriented

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780971733299
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/13/2007
Series:
In A Nutshell Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.20(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
What's It All About?
What's the History of Results-Driven Change?
How to Use This Book
1. The Data! Dialogue! Decisions! Process
Schmoker's Model of Results-Driven Change
Introduction to the Data! Dialogue! Decisions! Process
2. Data!
A Sign of the Times
What Kinds of Data Exist?
What Kinds of Data Are Available?
How Are Data Collected?
How Are Data Used?
3. Dialogue!
Teaming to Ask and Answer the Questions
The Four Questions in Brief
The Four Questions in Full
Action Plan
Conclusion
The Coaches' Meeting Revisited
4. Decisions!
SMART Goals
Instructional Decisions
5. Troubleshooting
Data! Issues
Dialogue! Issues
Decision! Issues
General Issues
Professional Development Issues
Appendix A: Data! Dialogue! Decisions! General Format
Appendix B: State Standards in Reading Example
Appendix C: A Tale of Two City Schools: Making the Difference With Data
Appendix D: People Search
Bibliography

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