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					                          Plan Do Study Act Worksheet
                                     (PDSA)
Purpose of cycle:

Goal:
PLAN:
The change:
What is the desired outcome?




What do we want to improve?




Does it connect with vision,
mission, values and beliefs?

Internal data provides rationale
that goal is worth pursuing.

What does the research say
about how to improve?

What is the plan for closing the
gap?

Predictions:
What do we expect to happen?


Data:
What data do we need to
collect?
Who will collect the data?




   Date:
When will the data be collected?



Where will the data be
collected?


DO:
What was actually tested?


What are kid’s doing well, not
doing well?


Which teaching behaviors are
having the most impact on the
desired improvement?

Problems:



Where can we save instructional
time and where do we need to
spend instructional time?

STUDY:
Complete analysis of data:
What changes are taking place in
the classroom?




To what do we attribute those
changes?




   Date:
Summarize what was learned:




Compare data to predictions:




ACT:
What did we learn:
 About our methods?

 About student learning?

 About working together?

How can we hold the gains?




 What changes should we make
 before the next cycle?




 What is the next test cycle?




 Are we ready to implement the
 change?




   Date:

				
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