ACTIONABLE DATA

WHAT IT IS AND WHY EVERY EDUCATOR NEEDS IT

ACTIONABLE DATA

WHAT IT IS AND WHY EVERY EDUCATION NEEDS IT

My school has the data it needs to differentiate instruction for individual students.

You’re in the right place! Use this infographic to get the most out of all that data.

You might be surprised by the metrics available to you. Use this infographic to find and use the data you need.

Every school has access to unlimited data and information about each student.

 

Most of that data goes unused.

 

But there’s a way to collect that data and put it to use. We call it actionable data.

ACTIONABLE DATA IS...

ACCURATE

Actionable data is specific and true to the tee. It collects every student’s educational move – from attendance to classroom participation to progress on assignments to assessment performance.

RELEVANT

Actionable data matters to every level:

USABLE

Most educators get stuck here. All the data is out there somewhere, but you must find a way to:

  • Gather it
  • Analyze it
  • Apply to every student’s progress plan

ACCURATE

Actionable data is specific and true to the tee. It collects every student’s educational move – from attendance to classroom participation to progress on assignments to assessment performance.

RELEVANT

Actionable data matters to every level:

USABLE

Most educators get stuck here. All the data is out there somewhere, but you must find a way to:

  • Gather it
  • Analyze it
  • Apply it to every student’s progress plan

ASSESSMENTS THAT COLLECT ACTIONABLE DATA

Ask students the right questions to get the relevant, accurate data you need.

These advanced question types drive progress in classroom activities, formative assessments, and summative exams.

Technology-Enhanced

  • Reveal progress beyond the multiple choice question
  • Use matching, ordering, and fill-in-the-blank
  • Complete short-answer questions to show process

Performance Tasks

  • Uncover the deepest level of understanding
  • Solve complex problems
  • Complete short-answer questions to show process

Constructed Response

  • Make substantive claims
  • Use sound reasoning
  • Cite relevant evidence
  • Showcase writing skills

Technology-Enhanced

  • Reveal progress beyond the multiple choice question
  • Use matching, ordering, and fill-in-the-blank
  • Complete short-answer questions to show process

Performance Tasks

  • Uncover the deepest level of understanding
  • Solve complex problems
  • Complete short-answer questions to show process

Constructed Response

  • Make substantive claims
  • Use sound reasoning
  • Cite relevant evidence
  • Showcase writing skills

REPORTS TRANSFORM NUMBERS INTO INSIGHT

If you currently use a reporting system, select all that describe your school’s reports:

Readily available: You need a reporting system that delivers reports regularly and at critical times. Consider monthly, quarterly, and yearly reports, along with special releases after formative and summative exams.

Deliverable online: All of your data is collected online, accessible online, and delivered online. Empower your administrators and teachers to seek out the reports they need through the advanced capabilities of an online, configurable system.

Easy to customize: Every student, classroom, grade level, school, and district has different needs, and every user has different goals. Empower students to achieve their goals with reports and assessments they can customize at every level.

Trend-finding: Actionable reports show where your students, teachers, and schools are heading, and what you need to do to stay or get on track. These should be displayed in easy-to-read visuals that have the power to break down the data.

Detailed at the student level: Actionable data is designed to transform the learning experience – at the individual level. Helpful reports should show student progress in comparison to peers, classroom goals, state standards, and past performances. Most importantly, this data should empower educators with resources to take every student to the next step.

Are you interested in taking a step toward actionable data for your students?

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