This free webinar, the second in a series, examines the components that support effective data use in the rural setting for continuous improvement at the school, classroom, and student levels.
School and district personnel, especially from rural schools
Components: Data Literate Culture
Two Rural Principals' Perspectives
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Resources and Video Clips
- Using Student Achievement Data To Support Instructional Decision Making Practice Guide, What Works Clearinghouse™
- Video Clip 1: Data Carousels, Success at the Core | Transcript
- Video Clip 2: John J. Doran School, Massachusetts Dept. of Education | Transcript
View the archived resources for Part I of this series.
Building on Part I, which examined the systemic nature of embedding data use in day-to-day practice in rural schools and classrooms, this webinar explores the interrelationships among components that foster a culture of data use in rural schools. Two experts in the field discuss components that foster data use, followed by two rural school principals, who share their successful experiences implementing a data literate culture at an Oklahoma elementary school.
- Understand key aspects of effective data use based on research and best practice evidence
- Gain familiarity with the benefits of effective data use as well as the challenges and strategies for addressing them
- Begin to implement a culture of effective and responsible data use in your local context
The following peer-reviewed articles and publications provide the basis for the presentations.
Institute of Education Sciences (IES) practice guide:
- Hamilton, L., Halverson, R., Jackson, S., Mandinach, E., Supovitz, J., & Wayman, J. C. (2009). Using student achievement data to support instructional decision making (NCEE 2009-4067). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance.
Publications and peer-reviewed articles:
- Datnow, A., & Park, V. (2104). Data-driven leadership. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
- Love, N., Stiles, K. E., Mundry S., & DiRanna, K. (2008). The data coach's guide to improving learning for all students: Unleashing the power of collaborative inquiry. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
- Mandinach, E. B., & Jackson, S. (2012). Transforming teaching and learning through data-driven decision making. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
- Wayman, J. C. (2005). Involving teachers in data-driven decision-making: Using computer data systems to support teacher inquiry and reflection. Journal of Education for Students Placed At Risk, 10 (3), 295–308.
- Wayman, J. C., Cho, V., Jimerson, J. B., & Spikes, D. D. (2012). District-wide effects on data use in the classroom. Education Policy Analysis Archives, (20) 25.