Data Leadership for K-12 Schools in a Time of Accountability, 1st Edition

  • Evan G. Mense
  • Mindy Crain-Dorough
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  • ISBN-10: 1522531890
  • ISBN-13: 9781522531890
  • DDC: 371.2
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 332 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released January 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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The monitoring of data within educational institutions is essential to ensure the success of its students and faculty. By continually analyzing data, educational leaders can increase quality and productivity in their institutions. This title explores techniques and processes of educational data analysis and its application in developing solutions and systems for instructional concerns and next-generation learning. Providing extensive research covering areas such as data-driven culture, student accountability, and data dissemination, this unique reference is essential for principals, administrators, practitioners, academicians, students, and educational consultants looking to maximize their institution’s performance.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Early Childhood and K-12 Education (AECKE) Book Series.
Titles in This Series.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
The Key Role of the School Leader.
1: Behind the Scenes of Data-Driven Leadership: Intentionality of Leadership.
2: Data Dissemination Practices of Elementary School Principals.
3: Establishing a Data Culture Using a Data-Driven Instructional System for School Improvement.
4: Change Management in K-12 Education for Data-Driven Decisions: Moving From Professional Judgment to Evidence.
Leading Teacher Data Practices.
5: The Principal as a Data-Driven Instructional Leader: Using PLCs to Improve Teaching and Learning.
6: Leadership to Support and Sustain Data Use in Data Teams.
7: Assessment Literacy Within Middle School-Level Math Professional Learning Communities.
8: Towards Partnerships for Student Success: Teacher Collaboration in Data Analysis and Common Formative Assessment Systems.
District Guidance for Data Leadership.
9: Empowering Educators to Make Data-Informed Decisions: A District’s Journey of Effective Data Use.
10: Missing Opportunity? Rural School Board Members and Data Use.
11: Analytics Framework for K-12 School Systems.
12: Developing Data Leadership Practices.
13: School Leaders in a Time of Accountability and Data Use: Preparing Our Future School Leaders in Leadership Preparation Programs.
14: Making Research Methods Instruction Relevant for Prospective Principals: The Development of Data Literacy for Effective Data Use.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.