3D Data-Driven Decision Making by locknkey24

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									                     3D: Data-Driven Decision Making

                                                                 Vision to Know and Do
        Data-
    3D: Data-Driven Decision
                                                                   www.3d2know.org
             Making
   The Vision to Know and Do                         Launched by CoSN to help educators use
                                                      data effectively with support from ETS,
                                                      IBM and SAS
                 Jim Hirsch
              TCEA Conference                         Goals
              February 4, 2004                         ü a highly-respected source of up-to- date,
                                                           highly-                    up-to-
                                                         unbiased information
                Austin, Texas                          ü an easy to use mechanism for educating
                                                         school leaders
                                                       ü a nationally-recognized framework for
                                                           nationally-
                                                         sharing knowledge




                                                              Vision to Know and Do
                                                                 The Power of Data as a Tool in
                                                                  Educational Decision Making

            CoSN Mission                             ü Highlights school districts using data
                                                       analysis systems to improve student
 To advance the K- 12 education community’s
                  K-                                   outcomes
 capacity to effectively use technology to improve   ü Identifies factors for successfully integrating
 learning through advocacy, policy and                 data into decision making processes
 leadership development.
                                                     ü Calls for more emphasis on data- driven
                                                                                    data-
                                                       decision making as a way to prepare
                 WWW.COSN.ORG
                                                       students with 21st century educational skills




              CoSN Goals                                                   Context

ü Leadership Development: supporting school
  leaders to ensure technology has a positive         ü Standards driven reform
  effect on learning
                                                      ü Assessments tied to standards
ü Advocacy: creating an effective voice on
  education technology issues                         ü Raised expectations for all students
ü Coalition Building: building partnerships and
  collaborative efforts around the use of             ü Technology tools
  technology in schools
                                                      ü Accountability mandates in
ü Emerging Technology: exploring meaningful
  uses for new technologies in education                No Child Left Behind




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                                                   Components of a Data Based Decision Making System
            No Child Left Behind
                                                 Applications

                                                                                   School Interoperability
                                                                                     Framework & IMS
Data collection, analysis and reporting are         SIS
                                                                                                                Reporting and Analysis
                                                                                                                Services
  critical components of No Child Left Behind                                                                   Turning data into useful information


  (NCLB).
                                                                                                                Dissemination
                                                                                                                Sharing data with the
                                                 Assessment                                                     community (ie: report cards)


ü School districts must collect more data, in                               Data                      Reports
                                                                          Warehouse
  more detail and disaggregate them.                                                                            State and Federal
                                                                                                                Reporting

ü State- level systems and support are being
                                                                                                                Meeting reporting compliance
  State-                                          Finance


  developed for collecting and integrating                                                                      Training
  student assessment data with demographic                                Personalized Instruction
                                                                                                                Learning how to use data to
                                                                                                                make informed decisions.

  information.                                   Instruction




                                                          Source: US Department of Education, 2003.




        Moving Beyond the Mandate                                                Data Rich Districts

NCLB is an opportunity to:
                                                               School districts and school district
ü use data to transform teaching, learning and
  administration.                                              consortia are moving a step ahead of
ü inform decisions about everything from class
                                                               NCLB requirements by integrating
  schedules to textbook reading levels to                      data reporting into a culture of
  professional development budgets.                            continuous improvement.
ü provide a rationale for decisions that
  parents, teachers, taxpayers, and students
  can understand.




                                                                          Data Collection: An Iterative
               A New Paradigm                                                       Process
         Sophisticated data collection
                                                                                             Vision
                                                                                                                    Response
                                                                Tactics
                                                                                                                        Revise
    +    dissemination technologies                               Act
    +    better understanding of how
           individuals learn
    +    new assessments

                                                                                                                     Reports
                                                               Measures
    =    Transformation of Education                        Collect Data                                              Analysis




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              Data Rich District:                               CCSD15 Improvement
            Rural Response to Local                                  Process
                  Expectations
                                                    ü Set measurable goals and targets
Name: Chugach School District                       ü Collect data using electronic methods
Location: Prince William Sound, Alaska              ü Deliver information to decision makers
Enrollment: 214 students                              (classroom, building, district)
                                                    ü Identify clearly levels of performance and
                                                      opportunities for improvement




              Chugach Improvement                                Data Rich District:
                    Process                                Daily Activities Tied to Vision
ü Create a snapshot of the current status
ü Hold town meetings to shape a shared vision       Name: Montgomery County Public Schools
ü Implement balanced instructional model            Location: Rockville, Maryland
ü Write standards in a continuum from pre-
                                       pre-
  kindergarten through 16                           Enrollment: 138,891 student
ü Determine assessments aligned to standards
ü Change reporting process for children, parents,
  teachers
ü Phase in with continuous improvement




                 Data Rich District:
                                                            MCSD Improvement Process
                Integrated Planning

Name: Community Consolidated School                 ü Vision articulated by the superintendent
                                                      Vision
                                                      and board with community buy -in.
 District 15
                                                    ü Objectives that are measurable and have
Location: Palatine, Illinois, northwest of            a set time frame.
 Chicago                                            ü Strategies to support the objectives.
Enrollment: 13,000 students                         ü Plans to carry out the strategies.
                                                    ü Activities done every day and linked back
                                                      to objectives.




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      MCSD Integrated Quality
                                                                                                                    The Power of Data
       Management System
                                                                                   User Views
                                 Analytical Cube                      Data Marts
 Data Sources
                                   Data
                                  Staging
   HRIS                            Area
                Extraction and
                Transformation                                                      Offices

    SLS

                                                   Extraction and
                                                   Transformation                   Schools
     X



                                                                                    Parents &
                                                                                   Community


                                                                    IMS

                                                                                                Rasch Units
                                                                                                (equal intervals)
         Source: John Burke, Montgomery County School District, 2003




                             The Power of Data                                                                      The Power of Data

ü Assess the current and future needs of
  students
ü Decide what to change
ü Determine if goals are being met
ü Engage in continuous school
  improvement
ü Identify root causes of problems
ü Promote accountability




                       The Power of Data                                                                            The Power of Data

 “Data used to make decisions are a
 powerful tool, providing educators with
 a deeper vision to know more about
 students and learning, and to do better
 in achieving educational goals.”

Vision to Know and Do




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          The Power of Data                                               The Power of Data




          The Power of Data                                                 Barriers to Data Use
     Grade Distribution – Algebra 1 (first semester)
45                                                             ü Lack of training in data use
40
                                                               ü No uniform data collection
35
30
                                                               ü Lack of leadership at the school and district
                                                       East      level
25
                                                       West
20                                                             ü Outdated technology
                                                       North
15                                                     South
                                                               ü Unclear priorities
10                                                             ü Distrust of data use
 5
 0
       A's          B's         C's         F's




                                                                             Data Rich Districts:
          The Power of Data
                                                                              Lessons Learned
                                                                ü It takes time.
                                                                ü It has to start at the top.
                                                                ü Progress has to be measurable
                                                                ü Business models are starting points.
                                                                ü Community outreach is essential.
                                                                                        essential.
                                                                ü Data –driven decision making can be a
                                                                  powerful tool in changing student
                                                                  outcomes and promoting continuous
                                                                  improvement.




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                         Ten Reasons to Bring
                                                                                                    Online Assessment Tool
                          Data Into Decisions
      1.     Assess the current and future needs of
             students
                                                                                           ü Take a simple 10-question assessment is
                                                                                                           10-
      2.     Decide what to change                                                           available at
      3.     Determine if goals are being met.                                               3d2know.cosn.org/assessment/survey.cfm
      4.     Engage in continuous school improvement                                       ü Receive an immediate response
             Identify root causes of problems.
                                                                                           ü Learn where you are in the process of
      5.

      6.     Align instruction to standards.
      7.     Provide personalized instruction.                                               becoming a data rich district
      8.     Track professional development
      9.     Meet accountability provisions of NCLB
      10.    Keep constituents informed about progress.




                            Making It Happen:
                                                                                                         Help Us to Learn More
                         Integrating Data Into the
                                 Equation
                                                                                                     Let us hear from you
      To consider:
                                                                                           Name:
      ü Implementation scale and scope
                                                                                           Location:
      ü What to gather
      ü Cleaning up the data
                                                                                           Enrollment:
      ü Reporting out and user queries                                                     Goal:
      ü Cost of adoption                                                                   Process:
      ü Professional development                                                           Tools:
      ü Collaboration and partnerships                                                     Results:




                           Linking Needs to                                                                For Additional
                              Outcomes                                                                      Information
                                                       Assign
                                                    Responsibilities

Issues and                  Collect                     Teachers
                                                                                           ü What's New
 Concerns                    Input
                                                                                Share      ü Publications
                                                        Students               Outcomes
                                                                                           ü Best Practices
                                          Goals




                             Faculty
                              Staff
                            Students
                            Parents
                                                        Parents                 Annual
                                                                               Scorecard   ü Other Resources
                           Community

             Snapshot
                            Districts
                                         Identify
                                                         Admin
                                                                                           ü Subscribe to the
            Assessment
                                                          Staff
                                                                                             Newsletter
                                                         Board
                                                                                           www.3d2know.org
                                                                   Decisions




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                    CoSN

     Professional Development Resources

      Join us for additional 3D programming at
               K-
CoSN’s Annual K-12 School Networking Conference
        2-
  March 2-3, 2004 in Arlington, VA (just outside of
                  Washington DC).
          www.k12schoolnetworking.org

Visit our website for updates about CoSN programs,
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 activities and information sources at www. cosn.org.




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