Transforming teaching and learning through data-driven decision making
Source:Classroom insights from educational psychology, Corwin, Thousand Oaks, Calif., p.259 (2012)
Call Number:Cubb LB1028.43 .M362 2012
Keywords:Decision making--Data processing, Education--Data processing, Education--Decision making
Contents: The context of data-driven decision making -- What research tells us about data-driven decision making -- Technology to support data-driven decision making -- Continuous capacity building : data-driven decision-making skills and pedagogical data literacy -- Using data for continuous improvement : processes and structures -- Building a culture to use data -- Differentiated instruction using formative assessments -- CHOPS : learning from examples and closing thoughts.; Summary: Gathering data and using it to inform instruction is a requirement for many schools, yet educators are not necessarily formally trained in how to do it. This book helps bridge the gap between classroom practice and the principles of educational psychology. Teachers will find cutting-edge advances in research and theory on human learning and teaching in an easily understood and transferable format. The text's integrated model shows teachers, school leaders, and district administrators how to establish a data culture and transform quantitative and qualitative data into actionable knowledge based on: assessment; statistics; instructional and differentiated psychology; classroom management. --Publisher description.