Applying these six steps enables school teams to use data to target re-teaching, implement enrichments and interventions where needed, and plan for instructional improvement in the next unit.
Step 2 Video Example:
Every data analysis session should be designed to answer one or more essential questions. This will avoid the tedious and time-wasting exercise of trolling through spreadsheets and databases without any direction. It is best to post the questions identified for discussion to keep everyone on track.
It is likely that the questions addressed by teams using CFIP will change as the year progresses. Here are some examples of overarching questions that teacher teams could address at different points during the year:
This step is also intended to ensure that there is a commonly-shared understanding of assessment terms and concepts among team members, as opposed to individual understandings, which may vary widely or be incorrect.
At the beginning of the school year
During the school year
Near the end of the school year