Letting Data Lead

ebook How to Design, Analyze, and Respond to Classroom Assessment (Gain Actionable Insights Through Effective Assessment Methods and Data Interpretation)

By Eileen Depka

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Rely on Letting Data Lead by Eileen Depka to help you build a culture of school data analysis and interpretation, data-driven instruction and assessment techniques, and student achievement. This practical resource clearly outlines a systematic approach for meaningful student data collection through quality classroom assessment methods. The included assessment techniques, tools, templates, and specific examples are designed to empower educators to turn gathered information into immediate, thoughtful action.

Develop data-collection and analysis methods for effectively tracking student progress and fostering student success:

  • Obtain templates and methods for collecting, interpreting, and responding to assessment data.
  • Define the purpose of assessments to distinguish between when a response is needed and when a response is not essential.
  • Design classroom assessment for student learning in a way that creates actionable insights and pinpoints where students are struggling.
  • Consider practices that support the systematic approach to responding to student results with data-driven instruction.
  • Build a classroom culture where students react to their personal data, set goals, and engage in critical thinking.
  • Contents:
    Chapter 1: Designing Assessments — Where Data Response Starts
    Chapter 2: Creating a Structure to Support Data Consistency for Common Assessments
    Chapter 3: Visualizing and Interpreting Data With an Eye on Action
    Chapter 4: Responding to Data — Considerations, Practices, and Procedures
    Chapter 5: Encouraging Students to Respond to Data
    Chapter 6: Considering Sustainability
    Epilogue: Closing Thoughts

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