DATA COACH is an approach to using data to inform decisions in an educational environment.
The conceptual model is based on the following inquiry-based process model:
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Using Student Achievement Data to Support Instructional Decision Making
by Institute of Education Sciences
This guide, published by the US Department of Education Institute for Education Sciences, provides a framework for using student achievement data to support instructional decision making; how to adapt lessons or assignments in response to students’ needs, alter classroom goals or objectives, or modify student-grouping arrangements. The guide also provides recommendations for creating the organizational and technological conditions that foster effective data use.
Concerns Based Adoption Model - Background Information
by Gene E. Hall & Shirley M. Hord
In this chapter from a book titled , by Gene E. Hall & Shirley M. Hord, background information is provided on an effective model for implementing changed behavior in an educational setting: the Concerns Based Adoption Model (CBAM).
Victoria Bernhardt is one of the leading experts on the use of data to inform educational decisions. In this article she discusses the four main categories of data recommended for collection and review by program/school/district data teams.