Using Data for Meaningful Classroom Change

Are you an educator who wants to learn more about how to set up structures for collaborative inquiry into data? In this course you will learn how to develop a data team, organize and analyze different layers of data, and how to use that analysis to gather information about how to best support your students.
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Updated on: February 12, 2019

This course provides teaching professionals with the strategies and tools needed to systematically evaluate and analyze student data, and subsequently implement and monitor action plans in order to improve student performance. Educators will learn a structured process for the ongoing investigation of data that focuses on collaborative inquiry. Explore the phases of data analysis using multiple sources of data including aggregate, disaggregate, item data, and student work.

  • Practical guidance from an expert on using data
  • Convenient, flexible online format
  • 45 PD hours or 3 graduate credits
Skills You'll Learn

In this course, you'll learn how to set up a structure for collaborative inquiry into data, and you will develop a data team. You will organize and analyze different layers of data, and use that analysis to gather information about student strengths, gaps, and misconceptions.

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About the Instructor

Diana Nunnaleyhas worked with teachers, teacher leaders, and administrators for 30 years providing professional development and technical assistance to aid their efforts to increase student growth and achievement. At the heart of her work is a deep, underlying belief in the power of teachers to dramatically alter the landscape of learning for their students, and the power of data to help teachers make those transformations. Her work has focused on designing the materials and activities to help school leaders and teachers develop the supports, techniques/skills, and processes needed to transform school cultures so that continuous learning guides improvement in practices resulting in increased student achievement in learning.

PCG Education

PCG’s Education practice offers consulting services and technology solutions that help teachers, schools, school districts, and state education agencies/ministries of education to promote student success, improve programs and processes, and optimize resources. PCG offers more than 50 online professional development courses to help teachers improve their skills, grow their careers and more effectively help and support their students.


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