Handbook of Data Based Decision Making in Education

Author: Theodore Kowalski
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135890838
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Education has fought long and hard to gain acceptance as a profession and, since professionals by definition use data to shape the decisions they make, education has little choice but to continue moving in this direction. This 3-part handbook represents a major contribution to the literature of education. It is a unique compendium of the most original work currently available on how, when and why evidence should be used to ground practice. It is a comprehensive, cross-disciplinary, research-based, and practice-based resource that all educators can turn to as a guide to data-based decision making. The Handbook of Data-Based Decision Making in Education is a must read for researchers who are just beginning to explore the scientifically based nature of educational practice. It is also appropriate for policy makers and practitioners who are confronted with young people who need to be in classrooms where "best practices" are the norm and not the exception.

Data Driven Decision Making

Author: Chris O'Neal
Publisher: International Society for Technology in Education
ISBN: 1564844609
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This workbook will serve as your guide to incorporating the data-driven decision making process into your organization’s culture and behavior. O’Neal leads you through setting up teams; warehousing, accessing, and examining data; and finally reflecting on your process. Understand what’s happening in your school environment and how you can make better decisions that will keep you on a path to success.

Data based Decision Making and Dynamic Planning

Author: Paul G. Preuss
Publisher: Eye On Education
ISBN: 1596670703
Format: PDF
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This book will help you understand how to integrate data-based decisions into the daily work of the school. It is a practical and relevant handbook for converting data into wise decision-making and planning. It will give you the skills to successfully- -Make data-based decisions -Measure student learning and program effectiveness -Evaluate student progress -Use data to improve instruction -Integrate a "Dynamic Planning" process into the daily operation of your school

Schools and data

Author: Theodore B. Creighton
Publisher: Corwin Pr
ISBN:
Format: PDF
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Principals and teachers can now learn to maneuver through the myriad of statistical data to help create goals and strategies for change and improvement based on solid findings. Comprehensive but accessible, Schools and Data focuses on the relevance of statistics in the day-to-day lives of principals and teachers. This step-by-step, easy-to-follow, easy-to-understand guide to using existing school data can help any school leader facilitate more appropriate and effective decision making. The author provides a less-threatening approach to statistical analysis based on actual school situations. Key areas of exploration include: The role of statistics in the lives of principals and teachers An overview of data with real-life examples Step-by-step procedures for collecting and organizing data Statistical methods for interpreting data Spotting and understanding relationships Both SPSS and GB-STAT software procedures

How to Become Data Literate

Author: Susan Rovezzi Carroll
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475813333
Format: PDF, Docs
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The lack of comfort that many educators have in working with data poses a great challenge as school districts make the transition from a data rich to an information rich environment. How to Become Data Literate is the solution.

Data based Decision Making in Education

Author: Kim Schildkamp
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400748159
Format: PDF
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In a context where schools are held more and more accountable for the education they provide, data-based decision making has become increasingly important. This book brings together scholars from several countries to examine data-based decision making. Data-based decision making in this book refers to making decisions based on a broad range of evidence, such as scores on students’ assessments, classroom observations etc. This book supports policy-makers, people working with schools, researchers and school leaders and teachers in the use of data, by bringing together the current research conducted on data use across multiple countries into a single volume. Some of these studies are ‘best practice’ studies, where effective data use has led to improvements in student learning. Others provide insight into challenges in both policy and practice environments. Each of them draws on research and literature in the field.

Driven by Data

Author: Paul Bambrick-Santoyo
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470548746
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Offers a practical guide for improving schools dramatically that will enable all students from all backgrounds to achieve at high levels. Includes assessment forms, an index, and a DVD.

Leading With Data

Author: Ellen Goldring
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452293058
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A comprehensive, practical guide to using data effectively for school improvement! This hands-on guidebook explains essential statistical and assessment information to help principals make critical and sustainable choices to promote student learning. Broad-based strategies include collecting and analyzing various types of data about student achievement, professional development, allocation of resources, family involvement, and community standards. Part of theLeadership for Learning series, this resource: Supports school leaders in developing and sustaining continuous improvement Links data-based decision making with issues of accountability and shared mission and goals Includes numerous examples and cases, a glossary, school improvement template, sample forms, and data tools

Data based Decision Making in Education

Author: Kim Schildkamp
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400748167
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In a context where schools are held more and more accountable for the education they provide, data-based decision making has become increasingly important. This book brings together scholars from several countries to examine data-based decision making. Data-based decision making in this book refers to making decisions based on a broad range of evidence, such as scores on students’ assessments, classroom observations etc. This book supports policy-makers, people working with schools, researchers and school leaders and teachers in the use of data, by bringing together the current research conducted on data use across multiple countries into a single volume. Some of these studies are ‘best practice’ studies, where effective data use has led to improvements in student learning. Others provide insight into challenges in both policy and practice environments. Each of them draws on research and literature in the field.

Handbook of Educational Policy

Author: Gregory J. Cizek
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080488899
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Handbook of Educational Policy provides a comprehensive overview of policy questions in education reform at local, state, and national levels. The book raises controversial questions, such as who really benefits from educational reform, and investigates issues of accountability, assessment, educational fads, technology in education, and other matters of educational policy. The book explores not only what education is, but what it can be and should be, providing a scholarly analysis of policy decisions as well as practical recommendations for parents, teachers, and policy-makers. Key Features * Provides informed discussion based on scholarly research * Contains practical recommendations for parents, educators, and policy-makers * Includes representation from local, state, and national levels * Considers comparisons of United States practices to reforms abroad * Addresses current issues and implications for the futures