Leader’s Corner – Support for Continuity of Learning Plan

One aspect of your Continuity of Learning Plan you may want to monitor early is your strategy for communication. We have created an example for how one district, Pleasant Valley Public Schools, has used the IPOF model to document how they will monitor their communication during the coming weeks. Before you jump into the example, think about the importance of monitoring your communication strategy. … More Leader’s Corner – Support for Continuity of Learning Plan

Teacher’s Corner – Data-driven, Decision-making Organizations

Reflect on the last time you looked at student data from your classroom. Was it today? Yesterday? Last week? Or last month? Most likely, you look at student data of some kind every day, how might you analyze the data to determine the story the data tells? Data often needs interpretation, context, and deep thinking. … More Teacher’s Corner – Data-driven, Decision-making Organizations

Leader’s Corner – Data-driven, Decision-making Organizations

Imagine for a minute the multitude of data you have at your fingertips in the age of technology. It may seem that you have too much data and don’t even know where to start. That is a common refrain heard from leaders. You may have heard of the phrase “data rich and information poor.” … More Leader’s Corner – Data-driven, Decision-making Organizations

Blueprint Connections – Data-driven, Decision-making Organizations

Making decisions based on data is a part of a Blueprint district’s culture. The Blueprint emphasizes Problem-Solving and Performance Management as components that are integral to the success of system installation overall. Both of these components use data in slightly different ways to inform next steps for the district. … More Blueprint Connections – Data-driven, Decision-making Organizations