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Understanding Dropout Prevention Practices

Dropout Prevention > Overview & Tools

Dr. Mark Dynarski, the chair of the expert panel that produced the Practice Guide, provides an overview of the Dropout Prevention topic and discusses the six recommendations that are described in...

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Connecting to Kids With Small Learning Environments

Dropout Prevention > Learning Environment > Learn What Works

Dr. Nettie Legters discusses the different ways of personalizing the learning environments for secondary school students.

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Expert Interview

1281 views
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The Importance of Data Systems for Dropout Prevention

Dropout Prevention > Data Systems > Learn What Works

In this expert interview, Dr. Elaine Allensworth discusses data systems and their importance in designing a dropout prevention plan.

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Expert Interview

1178 views
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Data-Driven Instructional Decision Making

Data for Instruction > Overview & Tools

The chair of the IES panel that developed the Practice Guide, Using Student Achievement Data to Support Instructional Decision Making explains the five recommended practices and offers...

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Expert Interview

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Supporting Teachers in Understanding and Using Data

Data for Instruction > Data-Driven Culture > Learn What Works

Dr. Ellen B. Mandinach discusses the importance of providing professional development to help teachers learn how to use data. She emphasizes the need for the professional development to be aligned...

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Expert Interview

2169 views
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What Makes a High-Quality Districtwide Data System?

Data for Instruction > Districtwide Data > Learn What Works

Dr. Jeffrey Wayman discusses the characteristics of a high-quality data system: easy to use and understand, expandable, and flexible. Districts should first identify their needs and then select or...

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Expert Interview

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Supporting a Culture of Data Use

Data for Instruction > Data-Driven Culture > Learn What Works

Dr. Jeffrey Wayman explains the importance of providing supports for data use. Schools can build capacity for data use through supports such as a school-based facilitator, well-defined training,...

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Expert Interview

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What Do You See in These Data?

Data for Instruction > Improvement Cycle > Learn What Works

Dr. City suggests that teachers work collaboratively as they learn to use data efficiently in a cycle of instructional improvement. Dr. City offers examples of examining the data, developing...

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Expert Interview

14205 views
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Collaborative Structures for Data Use

Data for Instruction > Vision for Data > Learn What Works

Dr. Richard Halverson discusses the importance of integrating a data use plan with the school’s overall approach to charting progress and setting goals. A data team can facilitate plan...

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Expert Interview

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Prepare, Inquire, Act

Data for Instruction > Improvement Cycle > Learn What Works

Dr. Elizabeth City discusses how teachers can enact a three-step “Prepare, Inquire, Act” cycle of instructional improvement. Dr. City encourages teachers to work through this cycle testing...

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Expert Interview

14028 views
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Helping Students Gain Ownership Over Their Learning

Data for Instruction > Student Data Use > Learn What Works

Dr. Supovitz discusses how teachers can help students gain ownership over their learning by teaching them to examine their achievement data and set goals. To do this, teachers can provide clear...

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Expert Interview

4555 views
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Digging Into the Statewide Testing System

Data for Instruction > States & Districts

Listen to this audio interview to learn about a statewide data system to support instructional decision making. The data system includes three major components that dig into the statewide testing...

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Expert Interview

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