Student Data Folders

Report
The Continuous
Improvement Classroom
Using Data Folders to
Guide Improvement
LEARNING GOAL
Participants will understand
how to implement the use
of data folders with
students.
What are student data folders?
How do we use student data
folders?
How will data folders help
students?
A Data Folder is…
a “tool” used by students to track their
learning progress
A Data Folder…
incorporates goal setting and data
collection
A Data Folder is…
a tool to enhance student-led
conferences
Before data folders I could care less
what my grades were but when we
started using these it became a
competition with myself. So now I
care if I do better or worse.
• Student
Data folders are used for…
setting personal/academic goals
monitoring progress
modifying classroom instructional
strategies based on data
adjusting learning strategies
Goal Setting
Always changing
Measurable
Realistic
Achievable
Different for every student
Differs from class to class
Modifying Classroom
Instruction
RQC/Gallup/10-06
Adjusting Learning Strategies
MY GOAL:
PLAN
This week I will improve:
 Comprehension through cause and
effect
 10/14 Skills Assessment
 80% = Proficiency
DO (Check 3)
__ I will read all directions twice
__ I will create a graphic organizer to
help me understand my work.
__ I will read questions and circle key
words
__ I will use free time to practice
_______
__ I will study ________ with a partner
__ I will meet with my teacher to work
on _______________.
ACT
One thing I did well:
One thing I will do better for next week:
STUDY
I made a ______ on the assessment.
I did/did not make proficiency.
(Mark my data chart)
Suggested Contents:
MISSION STATEMENTS
STUDENT GOALS
CLASSROOM EXPECTATIONS
STEPS TO ACHIEVE GOALS
PROGRESS TOWARD GOALS (ex.
Charts, Graphs, Tables, CI tools)
_________’s Plan for Improvement
PLAN
DO
ACT
STUDY
____My plan worked
____I need a new plan
Using Data Folders Will
Help Students…
keep track of progress
build a sense of responsibility for
learning
create a sense of ownership
incorporate goal-setting and data
collection
initiate student-led conferences
Suggested Data to Track in Folders
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DCA’s
DRA levels
TPRI levels
Math and Reading Fluency
Attendance
Spelling
Behavior
Sight Words
TEMI
Homework/Daily Assignments
Planning For Data Folders!
• Things to consider:
–Where will they be kept?
–How will they be organized?
–What will you put in them?
–What data will you
have students track?
Planning For Data Folders!
• As a table, brainstorm ideas
about data folders:
–What will you house them in?
–How will they be organized?
–What will you put in them?
–What data points will you
have students collect?
Explore Data Folders
• Take a few minutes to explore the
examples of student data folders
• Think-Pair-Share
• Whole Group Discussion
Classroom Data Folders
• What are classroom data folders?
• How will you use a classroom data
folder?
• How will a classroom data folder help
you?
A Classroom Data Folder is…
• A “tool” used by teachers to track
student learning
A Classroom Data Folder is used
for…
• Documenting strategies and
interventions through the RtI process.
A Classroom Data Folder will help
you…
• Keep classroom data organized
• Provide a central location for data
• Provide necessary documentation for
RtI, Sped, 504, etc…
Explore Data Folders
• Take a few minutes to explore the
examples of classroom data folders
• Think-Pair-Share
• Whole Group Discussion
My goal with a classroom data folder is
to disaggregate data and use that
data to plan for differentiated
instruction.
Classroom Teacher

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