Resources

Data Team Process Steps–Suggestions to guide the data team process

Data Team Meeting Steps & Structure–Specific guidlines for the 5 step process

Example-4th grade data team minutes–Sample using a sscoring guide with "organization" as the focus; complete with data charts

Data Collection Chart–Excel chart to use when gathering data

Sample Graphs–Photos of data graphs

Before Instruction Template–This template is used to document the data team process prior to instruction

After Instruction Template–This template captures student growth after instruction

Questions for Data Team Leaders–These questions can be used as prompts to facilitate the data team process

Success with Data Walls–An example from Fresno Unified School District about how data walls inspire students & teachers

Superintendent report–Debrief form created by Paul Peterson, Scappoose Superintendent to capture building data from principals

Ten Questions Principals Should Ask–Helpful questions to prepare the principal for conversations with the district team/superintendent

Articles on Best Practice:

The Value of Keepoing Teams Together: Huckman, Robert & Bradley Staats excerpt from Harvard Business Review December 2013

Nine Truths of Data Analysis: Ronald Thomas June 2011

What Do Teacher Teams Do When They Look at Data: Judith Warren Little Marshall Memo February 2012

What Happens to Team Performance When the Heat is On?: Heidi Gardner Marshall Memo April 2012

Key Factors in Successful Professional Learning Communities Nelson, Slavit, Deuel Marshall Memo August 2012