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Sunday, June 19, 2011

How to use data analysis to improve classroom instruction

  • This is an excellent article that is teacher friendly and insightful.  After all of the hoopla about data, here you will find guidelines that create a credible, no nonsense framework for teachers and schools to implement.
  • Courtesy of Education Week and ASCD Smart Brief.

  • Ronald S. Thomas, a retired school administrator who is now the associate director of the Center for Leadership in Education at Towson University, supports the use of data analysis to improve academic instruction. Among other things, he suggests schools use data to determine what students do and don't know, and figure out how to close that gap. Education Week (premium article access compliments of EdWeek.org) (6/15) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story