Leading Schools in a Data-Rich World: Harnessing Data for School Improvement / Edition 1
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Leading Schools in a Data-Rich World: Harnessing Data for School Improvement / Edition 1

by Lorna M. Earl
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412906466

ISBN-13: 9781412906463

Pub. Date: 11/28/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Turn skepticism about data into knowledge for true educational reform!

More versatile than mere number crunching and statistics, data can be an effective tool—or even a powerful catalyst—for change within a school. Lorna M. Earl and Steven Katz show educators how to become comfortable with data, and provide valuable tools that school leaders and

Overview

Turn skepticism about data into knowledge for true educational reform!

More versatile than mere number crunching and statistics, data can be an effective tool—or even a powerful catalyst—for change within a school. Lorna M. Earl and Steven Katz show educators how to become comfortable with data, and provide valuable tools that school leaders and school improvement teams can use in their work, including:

  • Vignettes to support group discussion
  • Activities to give readers a chance to practice ideas and concepts
  • Task sheets
  • Short case studies that show how the full process works

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412906463
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Michael Fullan
About the Authors
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. Putting Data at the Center of School Improvement
2. Using Data for Informed Decision Making
3. Cultivating the Qualities of Data-Driven Leadership
4. Developing an Inquiry Habit of Mind
5. Becoming Data Literate
6. Creating a Culture of Inquiry
7. Sustaining the Process: The Cycle of Inquiry
Resource: Task Sheets for Assignments
References
Index

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