Best Practices Template: A detailed “Best Practices Template” document explores exactly what people, time, and money school leaders need to devote to data-driven instruction; common obstacles; a basic timeline; and more detail from our case study school—including sample artifacts such as a data-cycle calendar and Corrective Instruction Action Plan.
Video: See Data-Driven Instruction in Action
Interactive Presentation (Prezi): Understand the Fundamentals
Explore the Prezi presentation below as you would PowerPoint slides, with the added option of zooming in and out of any section you choose, using your mouse.
Data Cycle Calendar: The science teachers at Queens Metro use this calendar to plan key steps in the data-driven instruction cycle.
Data Report - Class Proficiency: This one page report offers a snapshot of a class’ proficiency on the standards that were tested on an interim assessment.
Data Report - Item Analysis: This one page report shows the percent of students in one class who selected the correct answer for each question on an interim assessment. It also shows the most commonly selected incorrect answers to help teachers uncover students’ misconceptions.
Corrective Instruction Action Plan (Blank): During collaborative planning time, teaching teams at Queens Metro use this protocol to fully understand what the data reveals about student misconceptions, and to plan how to adjust instruction moving forward.