Driven by Data: A Practical Guide to Improve Instruction [NOOK Book]

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Driven by Data offers valuable tips and general guidelines about data-based methods and the difficulties surrounding the implementation of data-driven instruction. Through a CD-ROM, this guidebook provides all the tools needed to launch data-driven instruction effectively, such as an implementation rubric, meeting agendas, calendars, assessment templates, and more. Written by Paul Bambrick-Santoyo, who has worked with over 1,000 schools across the nation, the book clearly shows how to maneuver through assessments...
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Driven by Data: A Practical Guide to Improve Instruction

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Overview

Driven by Data offers valuable tips and general guidelines about data-based methods and the difficulties surrounding the implementation of data-driven instruction. Through a CD-ROM, this guidebook provides all the tools needed to launch data-driven instruction effectively, such as an implementation rubric, meeting agendas, calendars, assessment templates, and more. Written by Paul Bambrick-Santoyo, who has worked with over 1,000 schools across the nation, the book clearly shows how to maneuver through assessments and statistics. Bambrick-Santoyo offers vital tips, such as: how to create a data culture, how to run a successful data analysis meeting, how to write quality assessments, and how to deal with resistance from your teachers. The book also includes twenty case studies of high-performing schools. School leaders will find this resource useful for achieving remarkable results and immense gains, regardless of the school's background, leader, or demographic.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470594384
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/18/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 250,988
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Paul Bambrick-Santoyo is managing director of Uncommon Schools, leading six schools in the North Star Academy network that have achieved some of the highest results in the country. He has trained over 2,000 school leaders nationwide and is the Data-Driven Instruction faculty member for New Leaders for New Schools, the leading national urban school leadership training program.
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Table of Contents

Contents of the CD-ROM.

About the Author.

Acknowledgments.

Foreword.

Preface.

Introduction: What Is This All About?

Data-Driven Success Stories.

Fort Worthingon Elementary School (Baltimore, Maryland).

Williamsburg Collegiate Charter School (Brooklyn, New York).

PART ONE The Framework.

1 Assessment: Where's the Bar for Learning?

Data-Driven Success Stories.

Morrell Park Elementary/Middle School (Baltimore, Maryland).

Achievement First Bushwick Charter School (Brooklyn, New York).

North Star Academy Elementary School (Newark, New Jersey).

South Bronx Classical School (Bronx, New York).

2 Analysis: Diving Deep—What Happened and Why?

Data-Driven Success Stories.

North Star Academy Downtown Middle School (Newark, New Jersey).

Greater Newark Charter School (Newark, New Jersey).

Explore Charter School (Brooklyn, New York).

3 Action: Changing Teaching to Enhance Learning.

Data-Driven Success Stories.

Thurgood Marshall Academy Charter High School (Washington, D.C.).

Capitol Heights Elementary School (Sacramento, California).

Monarch Academy (Oakland, California).

Dodge Academy (Chicago, Illinois).

True North Rochester Prep (Rochester, New York).

4 Culture: Creating Conditions for Success.

Data-Driven Success Stories.

Chicago International Charter School (Chicago, Illinois).

Samuel J. Green Middle School (New Orleans, Louisiana).

Lanier and Riverview Middle Schools (Memphis, Tennessee).

5 Overcoming Obstacles: Frequently Asked Questions.

Data-Driven Success Stories.

Kingsbury Middle School (Memphis, Tennessee).

E.L. Haynes Public Charter School (Washington, D.C.).

PART TWO Leading Professional Development on Data-Driven Instruction.

6 Leading Professional Development: How Do You Make It Stick?

Data-Driven Success Story.

Holabird Academy (Baltimore, Maryland).

7 Framework: Professional Development Agendas and Activities.

8 Assessment: Professional Development Agendas and Activities.

9 Analysis: Professional Development Agendas and Activities.

10 Action: Professional Development Agendas and Activities.

11 Culture: Professional Development Agendas and Activities.

12 Agenda for LeadershipWorkshop: Putting All the Pieces Together in a Comprehensive Workshop.

Appendix: Highlights from the CD-ROM.

Notes.

Bibliography.

Index.

How to Use the CD-ROM.

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