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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

Excel-icon Practice Profile Self-Assessment

Additional Information and Resources

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

Word document icon References