Data for Instruction

Explore resources designed to support educators in using data to refine teaching and learning.

Explore the subtopics below to learn more about the recommended practices:

To learn more about the research underlying these practices, view the IES Practice Guide, Using Student Achievement Data to Support Instructional Decision Making.

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Districtwide Data System Implementation and Staging Questions

Data for Instruction > Districtwide Data > Overview & Tools

Implementing a districtwide data system is a lengthy process that may involve multiple phases. District administrators can use this tool to consider all aspects of the implementation efforts.

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Learning Together: Considerations for the Implementation of a Districtwide Data System

Data for Instruction > Districtwide Data > Overview & Tools

This tool outlines a workshop for district and school personnel interested in learning about considerations in implementing a data system. Participants will also have the opportunity to discuss...

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Structuring Teacher Collaboration

Data for Instruction > Vision for Data > Overview & Tools

Administrators and teachers can use this planning tool to review the collaboration times established in the school. The tool can help identify any gaps or overlaps to ensure adequate collaboration...

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Professional Development Assessment Tool

Data for Instruction > Data-Driven Culture > Overview & Tools

District and school leaders can use this tool to conduct an assessment of the professional development provided to staff for data use. Based on the results of this assessment and through additional...

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Data Facilitator/Coach: Activity Log

Data for Instruction > Data-Driven Culture > Overview & Tools

Data facilitators/coaches or other professionals that provide support for teachers in using data can use this tool to log their daily activities. By tracking daily and/or weekly activities, the...

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Learning Together: What Supports Are Needed to Foster a Data-Driven Culture?

Data for Instruction > Data-Driven Culture > Overview & Tools

This tool provides implementation steps for the facilitator of a workshop about the types of supports that are needed to foster a data-driven culture in schools. The workshop also focuses on ways...

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Data Collection Planner: Reviewing the Use of an Existing Data System

Data for Instruction > Districtwide Data > Overview & Tools

This tool aims to facilitate planning for improvement of data systems based on data collected from users. The tool can be used to identify data collection goals and to document decisions made based...

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Learning Together: Making Data Part of a Cycle of Instructional Improvement

Data for Instruction > Improvement Cycle > Overview & Tools

School staff may not always be familiar with all the steps involved in the cycle of instructional improvement. Professional development and technical assistance providers and district and state...

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Self-Assessment: Can You Complete the Cycle of Instructional Improvement?

Data for Instruction > Improvement Cycle > Overview & Tools

Schools may complete some but not all of the steps within the cycle of instructional improvement. This self-assessment tool is designed to help state, district, and school leaders assess their...

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Planning to Use Data for Instructional Improvement: District and State Levels

Data for Instruction > Improvement Cycle > Overview & Tools

This tool provides a guide to planning the cycle of instructional improvement. It can help a leader evaluate existing procedures and see where improvements are needed. The tool also provides...

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Learning Together: Supporting Student Self-Assessment

Data for Instruction > Student Data Use > Overview & Tools

This tool provides an outline for a workshop focused on the importance of teaching students to use data to examine progress and set learning goals for themselves. Several structures for discussion...

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Planning for Student Self-Assessment

Data for Instruction > Student Data Use > Overview & Tools

Teachers can use this tool to plan strategies for student self-assessment. The tool provides various strategies, explains the benefits of each, and gives an example of how the strategy could be...

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