Snapshot: Data-driven instruction is a big buzzword in education, yet many schools and districts don’t see the dramatic increases in student achievement they expect from their work with data? What makes it possible for some schools to see such visible results? Would you like to see more significant impact on learning from all the work you do with data?
Join Paul Bambrick-Santoyo, Managing Director of Uncommon Schools Newark, for a special 2-hour webinar that will provide you with key insights on the 4 elements of data-driven instruction: Assessments, analysis, action, and a data-driven culture. Uncommon Schools has won international recognition for its success at raising the learning and achievement of students in Newark, N.J. through the rigorous practice of data-driven instruction.
Paul will share the secrets of how schools can move from “mediocre” to “good” and from “good” to “great” through their skilled use of data. He will give you tools and strategies you can use to make immediate improvement in student achievement.
Leveraging assessment as an instructional rather than an evaluative tool
Aligning lesson planning, student learning needs and assessment
How to run an effective data analysis meeting
Dealing with teacher resistance and giving teachers ownership of data
Writing the action plan after data analysis
Leadership actions you can take to support data-driven instruction in your school
About the Speaker
Paul Bambrick-Santoyo is the Managing Director of Uncommon Schools Newark, which comprises nine North Star Academy schools. During Paul’s 11 years at North Star, the schools have seen dramatic gains in student achievement, making them among the highest-achieving urban schools in New Jersey. The schools have won wide recognition, including the National Blue Ribbon Award from the U.S. Department of Education.
Author of Driven by Data: A Practical Guide to Improve Instruction,Leverage Leadership and Great Habits, Great Readers, Paul has trained more than 9,000 school leaders worldwide in instructional leadership. Among the participants are school leaders who have led their schools in becoming the highest achieving or most improved schools in their districts.
Prior to joining North Star, Paul worked for 6 years in a bilingual school in Mexico City, where he founded the International Baccalaureate program at the middle school level. He earned a B.A. in Social Justice from Duke University and his M.Ed. in School Administration via New Leaders for New Schools from the City University of New York—Baruch College.
Frequently Asked Questions
How does a webinar work?
It’s simple. On the day of the event, you click on the link we provide. Enter your name and email address and you’re in! If your computer has good audio, the audio will be streamed to your computer along with the PowerPoint presentation. If your computer does not have audio, a phone number is provided so that you can access the audio by speaker phone.
How many can access the event per registration?
Registration is by site, not by individual, so there is no limit to the number of people who can participate at your site. We do request no more than one phone connection per site.
My school district only pays by purchase order. Do you accept POs?
Yes. You may fax the PO to 815-461-5647 or call us at 207-632-1954. Please include the full name and email address of the registrant.
What is the difference between the recording link and the CD-ROM?
Both include the synchronized audio and PowerPoint, but the link may only be accessed for 30 days. The CD-ROM provides a permanent record of the webinar. Writing instruction is a hot topic!
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