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Strategic Data Use

Strategic Data Use 

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Schools and districts that embrace a strategic assessment system gather valuable data on their students to make informed decisions about student learning. These resources can help schools and districts strategically use student assessment data for a variety of purposes including school improvement planning, curriculum/program evaluation, and instructional practice evaluation to name a few.   

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Foundational Resources

Find charts, terminology, and videos regarding strategic assessment systems


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Cycles of Assessment Resources

Explore videos and PD materials about the types of assessment that support the data inquiry cycle

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Professional Learning Resources

Browse materials to  implement practices and embed habits of data inquiry for continuous improvement

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WISExplore partners help educators to actively discuss the data available through WISEdash portals and other sources. The partners help school staff grow internal capacity for data inquiry, and to design and implement a thoughtful school improvement action based on their analyses.


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Strategic Use of Data Rubric

The SDP Strategic Use of Data Rubric is a resource that provides direction and support to education organizations to transform their use of data. The rubric establishes a common language and framework to more clearly illustrate what effective data use at the system-level looks like.