ERIC Number: ED448536
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
How Schools Use Data To Help Students Learn.
Kroeger, Marianne, Ed.; Blaser, Stephanie, Ed.; Raack, Lenaya, Ed.; Cooper, Cinder, Ed.; Kinder, Ann, Ed.
NCREL's Learning Point, v2 n2 Sum 2000
This issue focuses on decision making. The term "D[cubed]M" used throughout the issue means data-driven decision making. D[cubed]M is not merely crunching numbers or translating statistics; it is about creating a picture to see where you have been and to determine where you want to go. Provided is a special D[cubed]M checklist to figure out how data can be used in schools. The following articles are included: "D[cubed]M: Helping Schools Distill Data" (Ann Kinder) the many ways schools can leverage the benefits of D[cubed]M; "Teachers and Students as Action Researchers: Using Data Daily" (Cinder Cooper with Allison Cromey) an innovative pilot program that helps students track their daily progress in math and helps teachers develop more effective ways to support those needing extra help; and "Measuring Student Success" by Lenaya Raack, (an NCREL associate explains the critical role of continuous feedback in assessing student performance. (DFR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Accountability, Data Analysis, Decision Making, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Public Schools, Student Improvement
For full text: http://www.ncrel.org/info/nlp/.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Central Regional Educational Lab., Oak Brook, IL.
Note: For volume 2 number 1, see EA 030 809. Produced in cooperation with A+ Media, Inc. North Central Regional Educational Laboratory, 1900 Sandy Road, Suite 300, Oak Brook, IL 60523-1480.