An English Academy in South Korea: How they analyze data…

Bernhardt / Chapter 3 

Chapter 3 of the text is an overview of the improvement process which involves collecting multiple forms of data to help understand how to move a school "forward." 

Discuss your efforts at "comprehensive data analysis" work (based on last week's data assignment.  Answer the following questions:

 1. How do you know if what you are doing is making … [Read more...]

Data in Schools, Is it being used effectively?

After reading a post about using data to make informed decisions in education I have the following insights. Original Article: The Learning Leader / Looking Deeper Into the Data This article is a quick no nonsense take on what appears to be more than a few school visits. The topic discussed during these visits was "How are you using data to improve your school?" … [Read more...]

School Improvement Plan

OVERVIEW In a sense a school is a business. Any life activity that has complex activities to meet a goal might be called a business even though that word gets some negative connotation at times. If you prefer the analogy of a machine then it works just as well. Schools must have purpose, run smoothly, and get their job done. At the forefront of this is having some … [Read more...]