Facilitating Ongoing Data Collection and Collaborative Conversations to Foster/Focus on School Improvement. Presenters: Sylvia De La Pena Betty Damiani. Data: We All Have It! Now What ? . On Your Own: “Collect Your Thoughts”.
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Session Descriptor: This session will provide the participants with data tools, strategies, processes, and guiding questions to facilitate data collection and data-driven discussions with the campus and LEA, ,shift to STAAR thinking, and foster campus data literacy . The presenters will show how they have used data in their various PSP roles to focus the campus on the road to school improvement .
Presenters will share how they :
Recognize the different levels of data literacy and provide support for continuous data literacy growth
Data Location Talk It Up:
Data Use for Instructional Decision Making
excerpt from1U.S. Department of Education, Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, Teachers’ Ability to Use Data to Inform Instruction: Challenges and Supports, Washington, D.C., 2011.
Adapted from Keeping Teachers in the Center : A Framework of Data Driven Decision Making
Daniel Ligh.t Education Development Center ,Inc. Center for Children and Technology USA,2004
Table Activity # 2 Take 3 minutes to reflect on where in the continuum your campus is most comfortable and tends “to rest”
Create templates and activities to collect a variety of data.
Table Activity # 3
Types of Data
Item Analysis (Student Expectations)
Teacher Level Data
Tip #5 - Be Year for STAAR Preparation ?Prepared for the Unexpected Ongoing Data ReviewWatch : Student Groups and Student Expectations !Will this change with STAAR ?
Why do you think the story played itself out this way ?
Will campus be ready for STAAR ? Why or Why Not ?
You don’t Year for STAAR Preparation ?need an advanced degree in statistics and a room full of computers to start asking data-based questions about your school, and using what you learn to guide reform. - Victoria Bernhardt
1. Using the case study data, which guiding question(s) could be used to facilitate data driven discussion?
2. How can some of these questions be changed to reflective questions ?
Help campuses examine data
through multiple lenses
It is irresponsible for a school to mobilize ,initiate , and act without any conscious way of determining whether such expenditure of time and energy is having a desirable effect.-Carl Glickman
Thanks for sharing and participating with us this afternoon. We hope you take away an idea or two to help you better serve in your role as a PSP.Your PSP Learning Partners, Betty and Sylvia