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Data-Based Decision Making for Teacher Teams

Data-based decision-making involves small teams meeting regularly and using an explicit, data-driven structure to disaggregated data, analyze student performance, set incremental student learning goals, engage in dialogue around explicit and deliberate classroom instruction, and create a plan to monitor instruction and student learning.

Learner Objectives:

  • Teacher develops knowledge and applies steps of DBDM “Cycles” (Data Teams) with eample data sets.
  • Teacher learns how data-based decision making allows for demonstration of Missouri Teacher Standards
  • Teacher utilizes steps of DBDM “Cycles” in their classroom data

Presenter and Participant Materials

Participant Materials

Participant Handouts

pdf-icon DBDM Handout Packet

Pre/Post Educator-Learner Assessments: Pre and post assessments are a component of high quality professional development.  It is recommended that all consultants and other trainer/facilitators use them as they tailor their professional development for their audience. The pre/post assessment and the answer key are posted below for downloading and administering.

Word document icon Pre-Post Assessment with Answer Key


Presenter Materials

Presenter PowerPoints with Notes: Listed below are PowerPoint files that include presenter notes

ppt icon Data-Based Decision Making

Implementation Supports

Word document icon Next Steps Action Plan

Word document icon DBDM Practice Profile

Additional Information and Resources

link For useful materials on effective PD delivery, visit the helpful resources page.

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