How to Make Data-Driven Instructional Decisions Which Benefit All Students

How to Make Data-Driven Instructional Decisions Which Benefit All Students

In the era of COVID-19, school leaders have been inundated with more data than ever. We must not only consider data that may not be available about last year’s student performance based on state standardized tests because these exams were canceled; now, we must also...
3 components of effective literacy instruction for students struggling with reading skills

3 components of effective literacy instruction for students struggling with reading skills

The importance of literacy across all school subjects is obvious: If students struggle to read textbooks, novels, worksheets, classroom assignments, and instructional materials, they can find themselves at a huge disadvantage in any classroom. As you teach students...
Data-Driven Decision-Making on Steroids: Moving from the What to the Why and How Good to Great Schools in Action

Data-Driven Decision-Making on Steroids: Moving from the What to the Why and How Good to Great Schools in Action

Your school is an individual entity. All schools have challenges that they need to overcome, even if they all ultimately have the same goals. What this means is that cookie-cutter strategies are not helpful to your specific situation. As the principal, you need to...