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ERIC Number: ED495363
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 320
Abstractor: Author
ISBN: ISBN-1-5966-7004-5
Using Data to Improve Student Learning in High Schools
Bernhardt, Victoria L.
Eye on Education
This book helps you make sense of the data your school collects, including state student achievement results as well as other qualitative and quantitative data. Easy-to-use templates, tools, and examples are available on the accompanying CD-ROM. High stakes accountability requires that you develop your understanding of who your students are and how to get them where you want them to be. This book shows you how to: look carefully at your students' current test scores and other qualitative and quantitative data; compare your results to what you want them to be; find the gaps and the root causes of the gaps; and plan and implement a school improvement plan based on your school's actual data. The book is accompanied by a CD-ROM which contain templates, tools, examples, and strategies that will help you apply the techniques described in the book. Contents include: (1) What Data are Important to Gather; (2) Getting Started on Data Analysis for Continuous School Improvement; (3) Analyzing the Data: Who are We?; (4) Analyzing the Data: How Do We Do Business; (5) Analyzing the Data: What are Our Results?; (6) Analyzing the Data: What are the Gaps? And What are the Causes of the Gaps?; (7) Analyzing the Data: Implications for the Continuous School Improvement Plan; and (9) Analyzing the Data: Conclusions
Eye on Education. 6 Depot Way West Suite 106, Larchmont, NY 10538. Tel: 888-299-5350; Fax: 914-833-0761; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A