Using Data to Plan Instruction:. Making the Pieces Fit Together. Dr. Carolyn Ford Cyndi Smith. Today’s Agenda. Activating Strategy – “Can You Pass the Test?” Making the Pieces Fit Together Using the CogAt and/or ITBS to Inform Instruction
Making the Pieces Fit Together
Dr. Carolyn Ford
Data data everywhereSo much it's hard to think.Data data everywhereIf only it would link.
James Turner, Educator
Gall, Joyce P. and M.D., Borg, Walter R. Applying Educational Research: A Practical Guide. NY: Longman, 1999.
VisionGwinnett County Public Schools will become a system of world-class schools where students acquire the knowledge and skills to be successful as they continue their education at the postsecondary level and/or enter the workforce.
MissionThe mission of Gwinnett County Public Schools is to pursue excellence in academic knowledge, skills, and behavior for each student, resulting in measured improvement against local, national, and world-class standards.
I have a dream that assessment –
-from Roger Farr, past president of IRA
Looking at the data helps the teacher with…
Small Group Instruction:
Assessing prior knowledge
Not used in Gwinnett
It is not a mastery test. It is designed to find out how much a student knows.WHAT IS A STANDARDIZED TEST?
The primary purpose of using a standardized achievement battery is to provide information that can be used to improve instruction.