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Collect the data you need to reach every student! When it comes to meeting the rigorous new standards of the Common Core Curriculum, knowing how to collect, analyze, and use data makes all the difference. Fully updated to support the Common Core and other key standards, this informative book shares an author with the best-selling Differentiated Instructional Strategies: One Size Doesn’t Fit All. Veteran educators Gregory and Kuzmich provide user-friendly techniques for gathering qualitative and quantitative information, helping you tailor instruction and assessment for diverse learners. This resource is ideal for classroom teachers, curriculum developers, instructional leaders, and district administrators. Readers will find: Step-by-step guidance on gathering data to improve classroom dynamics, pinpoint student learning styles, adjust lessons for different learners, and inform diagnostic teaching and assessment Techniques for using data to enhance curriculum, including numerous unit and lesson plans fully linked to the Common Core A wealth of templates for fast and simple data collection Updated differentiation strategies for the Common Core and other key standards, including the Career and College Readiness Standards and the Standards of Mathematical Practice

Data Driven Lesson Planning for Differentiated Learning
Data Driven Lesson Planning for Differentiated Learning

In the absence of conscious choices about how students need to learn and how we need to teach, all we have is a random selection of strategies we think might work. It is essential that we use data from a variety of sources to make real connections between where groups of students are now and where they will need to be for the final assessment of a standards-based unit.

While it takes some up-front work to approach teaching and learning in a data driven and standards-based manner, the payoff is high. As we adjust our units in terms of resources, timing, student communication, and evidence of learning, more students will demonstrate the ...

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