Using Curriculum Mapping and Assessment Data to Improve Learning / Edition 1

Using Curriculum Mapping and Assessment Data to Improve Learning / Edition 1

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Using Curriculum Mapping and Assessment Data to Improve Learning / Edition 1

Data experts provide detailed guidelines on analyzing information from curriculum maps and assessments, making decisions based on data, and changing school culture to enhance learning outcomes.

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ISBN-13: 9781412927819
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 07/03/2008
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Heidi Hayes Jacobs
About the Authors
Introduction to Case Studies
1. Transforming to a Data-Informed Culture
Creating a Vision
Curriculum Mapping as a Data Source
Assessment Results as a Data Source
Using an Action Plan to Monitor Process
2. Transforming the Culture Through Incentives
Time as an Incentive
New Roles for Teachers as Incentive
Teaching and Learning Councils in a Building
Subject Area Coaches
Data Miners
Data-Informed Facilitators
Mapping Coaches
3. The Intersection of Curriculum and Assessment
Creating the Standards-Based School System
Assessment Data: Individual Classroom
Assessment Data: Benchmarks Across Grades or Courses
Assessment Data: State Results
Curriculum Data: Individual Classroom Level
Curriculum Data: Across and Within Course or Grade Level
The Intersection of Curriculum Mapping and Assessment
4. Leading With Data
Using State Assessment Data
A Protocol for Studying State Assessment Data
Comparing State Results and Curriculum Mapping Data
Performance Data From Local Benchmark Assessments
Protocol for Analyzing Benchmark Assessments and Maps
Classroom Data
Protocol for Analyzing Student Work in Relation to Their Maps
Curriculum Mapping Data
Protocol for Checking the Quality of the Map
Protocol for Curriculum Dialogue
Consensus Mapping
5. Case Study #1: The West Seneca Central School District
Overcoming Roadblocks to Success: Persevering to Make Curriculum Mapping Work!
Curriculum and New Teachers
Curriculum in West Seneca
The Prologue to Curriculum Mapping
Zooming In on Two Schools
Professional Learning Communities
Addressing Obstacles That Can Impede Progress
Shared Input and Decision Making
Curriculum Cabinet/Councils
Resources & Incentives
Examining Data and Curriculum Maps
6. Case Study #2: Colonial Elementary School
Above and Beyond: A Story of School Improvement
Building Principal as the Model for Data Analysis
First Faculty Meeting of the Year: Reflect on the Past and Plan for the Future
Getting Ready for the New School Year: The Data Pipeline
Reflective Questionnaire
Reflective Questions for Math Pre-assessments
Creating Time for Data Analysis
Buddy Schedule
7. Case Study #3: West Chester East High School
A High School Journey From Individual to Cohesive Curriculum
8. Tips for Staying the Course

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