"Even after decades of accountability pressures, teachers still struggle with using data to inform instructional practice, often because they receive inadequate data-related professional learning."
Jeffrey Wayman, Ph.D
Teacher Needs for Data-Related Professional Learning. Wayman & Jimerson, 2014.
Rural school visit demonstrates impact of effective use of classroom data
Alliance members had the opportunity to share with Superintendent Hofmeister some of the work they’ve been doing with the REL Southwest around using data to inform instruction. Members of the Oklahoma Rural Schools Research Alliance, as well as 18 teachers and principals from Byng Public Schools, attended Using Data workshops in August and September 2014 to learn about the effective use of data to inform classroom instruction. More >>
Free Webinar! Diana Nunnaley and Ellen Mandinach join Janna Davis, principal of Homer ES examining the components that support effective data use in the rural setting for continuous improvement at the school, classroom, and student levels. More >>
Data Quality Campaign's Rebecca Shah shares insights about "How Educators Use Data: TERC’s 4-Step Process." Read more and subscribe to our blog>>
Using Data Goes International with New Pilot from Kuwait's Ministry of Education: World Bank-sponsored project with MESPA. More >>
TERC's Using Data: Partner in New National Data Center Initiative at WestEd. More >>