The Continuous Improvement Classroom Using Data Folders to Guide Improvement
LEARNING GOAL Participants will understand how to implement the use of data folders with students.
What are student data folders? How do we use student data folders? How will data folders help students?
A Data Folder is… a “tool” used by students to track their learning progress
A Data Folder… incorporates goal setting and data collection
A Data Folder is… a tool to enhance student-led conferences
Before data folders I could care less what my grades were but when we started using these it became a competition with myself. So now I care if I do better or worse. • Student
Data folders are used for… setting personal/academic goals monitoring progress modifying classroom instructional strategies based on data adjusting learning strategies
Goal Setting • Always changing • Measurable • Realistic • Achievable • Different for every student • Differs from class to class
RQC/Gallup/10-06 Adjusting Learning Strategies
Suggested Contents: • MISSION STATEMENTS • STUDENT GOALS • CLASSROOM EXPECTATIONS • STEPS TO ACHIEVE GOALS • PROGRESS TOWARD GOALS (ex. Charts, Graphs, Tables, CI tools)
_________’s Plan for Improvement PLAN DO ACT STUDY ____My plan worked ____I need a new plan
Using Data Folders Will Help Students… • keep track of progress • build a sense of responsibility for learning • create a sense of ownership • incorporate goal-setting and data collection • initiate student-led conferences
Suggested Data to Track in Folders • DCA’s • DRA levels • TPRI levels • Math and Reading Fluency • Attendance • Spelling • Behavior • Sight Words • TEMI • Homework/Daily Assignments
Planning For Data Folders! • Things to consider: • Where will they be kept? • How will they be organized? • What will you put in them? • What data will you have students track?
Planning For Data Folders! • As a table, brainstorm ideas about data folders: • What will you house them in? • How will they be organized? • What will you put in them? • What data points will you have students collect?
Explore Data Folders • Take a few minutes to explore the examples of student data folders • Think-Pair-Share • Whole Group Discussion
Classroom Data Folders • What are classroom data folders? • How will you use a classroom data folder? • How will a classroom data folder help you?
A Classroom Data Folder is… • A “tool” used by teachers to track student learning
A Classroom Data Folder is used for… • Documenting strategies and interventions through the RtI process.
A Classroom Data Folder will help you… • Keep classroom data organized • Provide a central location for data • Provide necessary documentation for RtI, Sped, 504, etc…
Explore Data Folders • Take a few minutes to explore the examples of classroom data folders • Think-Pair-Share • Whole Group Discussion
My goal with a classroom data folder is to disaggregate data and use that data to plan for differentiated instruction. Classroom Teacher