5 Good Data Habits That Get You From Data Analysis to Continuous Improvement


Speaker: Karen Hume


SKU: 183-22613-5

Webinar Description

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In this webinar, Karen Hume will help you develop the 5 good data habits that lead to an evidence-based culture of inquiry, continuous learning, continuous improvement, collaboration, and accountability. Data’s real power is in the habits and routines you and your staff develop to harness it.

Learn how to engage your staff in a series of simple processes that will help you get results from your data. Find out how to create a culture where teachers routinely consult the evidence of student learning, ask astute questions when that learning isn’t happening, solve problems, make adjustments in their actions and approaches, collaborate openly, trust their colleagues, and focus relentlessly on improving student achievement and engagement.

Webinar Topics:

  • The amount and kind of data you need to make good decisions
  • Two worrisome misuses of data …and how to avoid them
  • How to use data to determine and confirm your priorities
  • Ways to share data so it will be easier to analyze
  • Why communities not committees are the best groupings for data work
  • Processes for helping teachers ask good questions of data
  • The role of personal and professional beliefs in the interpretation of data
  • Processes for examining and challenging teacher beliefs
  • How to respond to media questions about data
  • Ways to deal with resistance to necessary change
  • How to create an action plan that will give you measurable results
  • Strategies to maintain momentum and get the work done



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About the Speaker

Karen Hume

Karen Hume is the author of 6 professional books for teachers and administrators and 4 literacy programs for adolescents. In her more than 30 years in education, Karen has been a teacher, administrator, system leader, author, keynote speaker, and workshop leader. She holds an MEd in curriculum and teacher development from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. Karen is on the editorial board of the Canadian Journal of Action Research. She also is the recipient of three ‘Teacher of the Year’ awards.  Her books include Supporting and Sustaining Differentiated Instruction:  An Administrator’s Guide,  Evidence to Action, 50 Tools and Techniques for Classroom Assessment, Tuned Out: Engaging the 21st Century Learner,  The Evidence-Based School: An Administrator’s Guide and Start Where They Are:  Differentiating for Success with the Young Adolescent.

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