Data-Driven Decision Making for Effective School Leaders

Data-Driven Decision Making for Effective School Leaders

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For courses in Introduction to Educational Administration and Leadership.Data Driven Decision Making for Effective School Leadership is a brief supplement for K-12 Educational Administration courses and inservice teachers (especially those served by ASCD). It explores the role of data in making effective instructional, financial, and administrative decisions in schools. This is a significant issue in Educational Administration, and, in today's standards-based testing environment in K-12 education, it is growing. The book covers concepts and foundations of data-driven decision making, basic applications, and basic statistical concepts.show more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 187.96 x 233.68 x 15.24mm | 453.59g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0131187228
  • 9780131187221

Table of contents

SECTION I CONCEPTS AND FOUNDATIONS OF DATA-DRIVEN DECISION MAKINGChapter 1 Introduction to Data-Driven Decision MakingChapter 2 Planning and Developing Information ResourcesChapter 3 Hardware, Software, and PeopleChapter 4 Educational Research Methods as the Foundation for Data-Driven Decision MakingChapter 5 Teachers and Administrators as ResearchersSECTION II BASIC APPLICATIONSChapter 6 Student Data, Demographics, and EnrollmentsChapter 7 School and the CommunityChapter 8 Financial Management and BudgetingChapter 9 Supporting Teaching and LearningChapter 10 Supporting and Developing PeopleSECTION III TECHNICAL SUPPORTPart A Review of Statistical Routines Used in this BookPart B Introduction to Spreadsheet SoftwarePart C Introduction to the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS)Part D Database Management System Terminology and Sample Student Database Outline from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)Part E Internet Resources for Data-Driven Decision MakingGlossary Indexshow more

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