Using Data to Improve Learning for All: A Collaborative Inquiry Approach

Using Data to Improve Learning for All: A Collaborative Inquiry Approach

By: Nancy B. Love (author)Paperback

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This resource helps school leaders combine a powerful collaborative inquiry process, reflective dialogue, and rigorous use of data to improve outcomes for all students. The author provides detailed examples of schools that have demonstrated dramatic gains by building collaborative cultures, nurturing ongoing inquiry, and using data systematically. The book demonstrates how to: Implement a collaborative inquiry process that meets accountability mandates Build and supporting a high-performing data culture Establish a school climate characterized by collective responsibility for student learning and a respect for students cultures

About Author

Nancy Love is Director of Program Development at Research for Better Teaching in Acton, Massachusetts, where she leads this education-consulting group's research and development. She is the former Director of the Using Data Project, a collaboration between TERC and WestEd, where she led the development of a comprehensive professional development program to improve teaching and learning through effective and collaborative use of school data. This program has produced significant gains in student achievement as well as increased collaboration and data use in schools across the country. Love has authored several books and articles on data use, including A Data Coach's Guide to Improving Learning for All Students: Unleashing the Power of Collaborative Inquiry (2008, Corwin Press) and Using Data to Improve the Learning for All: A Collaborative Inquiry Approach (2009, Corwin). She is also well known for her work in professional development both as a presenter and author of articles and books, including Designing Professional Development for Teachers of Science and Mathematics (Second Edition) with Susan Loucks-Horsley, Kathy Stiles, Susan Mundry, and Peter Hewson (2003, Corwin Press). In 2006, she was awarded the prestigious Susan Loucks-Horsley Award from the National Staff Development Council in recognition of her significant national contribution to the field of staff development and to the efficacy of others.


Acknowledgments About the Editor About the Contributors Introduction Part 1. Collaborative Inquiry 1. Building a High-Performing Data Culture - Nancy Love 2. Getting Organized for Collaborative Inquiry - Nancy Love 3. The Using Data Process: A Model for Collaborative Inquiry - Nancy Love 4. Bringing Cultural Proficiency to Collaborative Inquiry - Brenda Campbell-Jones, Franklin Campbell-Jones, Nancy Love Part 2. Stories From the Field 5. A District Uses Data to Improve Results: Johnson County, Tennessee - Nancy Love, David Timbs 6. A Data Team Problem Solves About Problem Solving: Clark County, Nevada - Lori Fulton, Thelma Davis, Janet Dukes, Greg Gusmerotti, Joan Lombard Final Thoughts - Nancy Love References Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781412960854
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9781412960854
  • ISBN10: 1412960851

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