Classroom Applications for the Run Chart
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Classroom Applications for the Run Chart Presented by: Cindy Arkebauer and Carol Schoening Where does the Run Chart fit into the PDSA Cycle? Why use the Run Chart in the Classroom? 18 • It helps collect and interpret 16 data. 14 12 • It helps create a picture of 10 what is happening in the 8 New situation you are analyzing. Words 6 Used • It helps find patterns in the 4 data allowing for valuable 2 insights. 0 • It helps compare one section Writing 1 Writing 2 Writing 3 Writing 4 Writing 5 of data to another, helping to check for changes. Ways to use the Run Chart • How many and what kind of injuries happened on the playground? • How did students score on weekly spelling tests? • How many new words were used in a piece of writing? • How many library books were checked out during a specific period of time? • How many hot lunches were served each day? • How many errors were made on a specific type of test? Things to Remember about the Run Chart • Gather as much data as possible before creating the chart. This will help you decide what numbers to use on vertical side of the chart. • Try collecting data on check sheets first. This makes transferring the data easier. • Be sure you have enough data to analyze. • Run charts show data collected in time order.