ERIC Number: ED499306
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Reference Count: 0
Translating Data into Information to Improve Teaching and Learning
Bernhardt, Victoria L.
Eye on Education
In these times of high-stakes accountability, all professional educators must learn how to gather, analyze, and use data to improve teaching and learning, becoming efficient generators and consumers of data. The intended audiences for this book are school and district administrators and teacher leaders who recognize the need to use data to continuously improve teaching and learning, especially those who are considering purchasing analytical data tools, and college and university professors who teach educational personnel at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The book helps educators think through the selection of the data elements and data tools needed to support quality decisions for improving teaching and learning, showing how to use data to help make decisions about strategies to improve student achievement. Topics include: (1) Data Discovery and Data Mapping; (2) Selecting Analytical Data Tools; (3) Creating the Culture to Use Data and Data Tools; and (4) Managing the Data Warehouse.
Descriptors: Audiences, Educational Change, Teacher Leadership, Educational Improvement, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Data Interpretation, School Administration, Decision Making, Academic Achievement
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers; Administrators
Authoring Institution: N/A