Using Data with Students

Useful article from MindShift. According to the authors:

Using data with students encompasses classroom practices that build students’ capacity to access, analyze, and use data effectively to reflect, set goals, and document growth. Using data with students encompasses the following activities:

  1. Students use their classwork as a source for data, analyzing strengths, weaknesses, and patterns to improve their work.
  2. Students regularly analyze evidence of their own progress. They track their progress on assessments and assignments, analyze their errors for patterns, and describe what they see in the data about their current level of performance.
  3. Students use data to set goals and reflect on their progress over time and incorporate data analysis into student-led conferences.

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