Is our math curriculum adequately targeting higher-order thinking skills?
What steps could we take to ensure that our response to intervention (RTI) program meets the needs of all students?
How well does our classroom instruction in social studies align with standards and learning goals?
Authors Mardale Dunsworth and Dawn Billings provide examples and clear directions to guide the reader through a five-step process for systematically gathering, objectively evaluating, and constructively acting on data. The following five steps form the core of a program evaluation cycle:
1.Creating and completing a program evaluation blueprint to define the purpose and scope of the evaluation
2.Gathering data needed to assess a program's effectiveness
3.Analyzing the data in order to identify a program's strengths and weaknesses
4.Using the results of the program evaluation to plan next steps
5.Communicating results to stakeholders in order to build community involvement and support
This Essentials for Principals guide provides a framework for transparent, accurate evaluation of current practices and inclusive planning. It includes a step-by-step walkthrough of the program evaluation cycle and an appendix that explains vital concepts and vocabulary in accessible language.
|Paperback Book, 79 pages||English|
|Solution Tree (Sep. 9th, 2011)||2|
|9781935542902||8.40 x 10.90 x 0.40 inches|