Preview for Educational Data
This activity focuases on using a spreadsheet to produce a gradebook related to your subject area or professional goals. We also discuss and consider ways to use data management tools to advance school improvement.
Write down three things that come to mind when you hear the term "data-driven decision-making."
Don't over-think it, just jot down the first three things that come to mind.
This will give you an idea of your starting point, or baseline knowledge, before beginning this professional development series.
It may be interesting to return to these thoughts after you have completed the course to see if your perceptions have been modified or confirmed.
Next, read the abstracts under the resources link, and if you desire check out the entire articles themselves. These abstracts will give you additional perspective on how the topic of data-driven decision-making and continuous improvement is being portrayed in the education literature.
ELPS 302 Ed Technology in Secondary Education | KU Ed Tech Programs