Planning: Dimension 1.2

Dimension 1.2 Data and Assessment

The teacher uses formal and informal methods to measure student progress, then manages and analyzes student data to inform instruction.


Clarifying Statement

This dimension focuses on how teachers use formal and informal data and assessments to assess student progress and growth in relation to the instructional goals and content objectives. Teachers review and analyze multiple sources of data to measure progress and growth, then adjust instructional strategies and lesson delivery, as necessary, to ensure that students are successful in mastering the learning expectations.


Standards Basis:

Standards Basis: 1B, 1F, 2B, 2C, 5A, 5B, 5C, 5D

Possible Sources of Evidence:

  • Conferences and Conversations with the Teacher
  • Formal Observations/ Walkthroughs
  • Classroom Artifacts
  • Student Growth Processes
  • Analysis of Student Data

  • Data and Assessments

  • T-TESS Alignment to Practice:

  • Key Questions:

Distinguished

Instructional Materials Includes:
  • Formal and informal assessments to monitor progress of all students, shares appropriate diagnostic, formative and summative assessment data with students to engage them in self-assessment, build awareness of their own strengths and weaknesses and track their own progress.
  • Substantive, specific and timely feedback to students, families and school personnel on the growth of students in relation to classroom and campus goals and engages with colleagues to adapt schoolwide instructional strategies and goals to meet student needs while maintaining confidentially.
  • Analysis of student data connected to specific instructional strategies and use of results to reflect on his or her teaching and to monitor teaching strategies and behaviors in relation to student success.

Accomplished

Instructional Materials Includes:
  • Formal and informal assessments to monitor progress of all students and incorporate appropriate diagnostic, formative and summative assessments data into lesson plans.
  • Substantive, specific and timely feedback to students, families and other school personnel on the growth of students in relation to classroom and campus goals, while maintaining student confidentiality.
  • Analysis of student data connected to specific instructional strategies and use of results to reflect on his or her teaching and to monitor teaching strategies and behaviors in relation to student success

Developing

Instructional Materials Includes:
  • Formal and informal assessments to monitor progress of most students.
  • Timely feedback to students and families.
  • Utilization of multiple sources of student data.

Improvement Needed

Instructional Materials Includes:
  • Few formal and informal assessments to monitor student progress.
  • Few opportunities for timely feedback to students or families.
  • Utilization of few sources of student data.
Student-Centered Actions
Teacher-Center Actions