Vision for Data

Recommended Practice: Establish a clear vision for schoolwide data use.

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Establishing a Clear Vision for Schoolwide Data Use

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Establishing a whole-school culture of data use helps all stakeholders make thoughtful, consistent, and appropriate data-based decisions. Schools can develop a data plan and team to guide the use...

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Overview

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Collaborative Structures for Data Use

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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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Carrying Out the Vision

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Listen to the principal of a middle school talk about carrying out the vision and purpose for data use at her school. Staff members examine data together to align the school curriculum with...

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School Example

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Earning Trust

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A principal discusses the culture of trust established at the school. The principal emphasizes the importance of earning trust, building strong communications, and working collaboratively. Because...

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School Example

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You Can’t Hide From Data

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Hear a principal describe the schoolwide vision for data use and accountability. This high school has a well-established schoolwide vision for data use and staff holds each other accountable for...

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School Example

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Establishing a Common Understanding

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Listen to an academic director from a high school illustrate how her school defines key concepts encompassing the school’s vision for data use including data, mastery, proficiency, and achievement....

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School Example

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Department Collaboration

Data for Instruction > Vision for Data > See How It Works

As part of a vision for data use, one middle school implements specific strategies for collaboration to use data to support instructional decision making. This sample material delineates the...

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Sample Material

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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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Tool

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Creating a Data Plan

Data for Instruction > Vision for Data > Overview & Tools

This tool can be used as a guide to begin writing a plan for data use that aligns with the school’s and district’s goals for improving student achievement. The plan should articulate how the school...

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Tool

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Creating a Data Team

Data for Instruction > Vision for Data > Overview & Tools

Creating a data team can help to establish a clear vision for schoolwide data use. School leaders can use this tool as a guide to help them determine who among their staff would be best suited to...

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Tool

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Learning Together: What Is a Data-Driven Vision?

Data for Instruction > Vision for Data > Overview & Tools

A school’s data team can educate school staff about the school’s vision for data use by having workshops or meetings focused on developing the capacity of all staff to use data. This tool provides...

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