The Toolkit provides educators with a curricular plan and a set of resources needed for using educational data to strengthen instructional practice and improve student achievement. It offers a step-by-step curriculum and a cadre of professional development resources designed for district and school leaders to facilitate their training of other district and school leaders.
Some key themes emerged from the lessons learned by school districts striving to use data to enhance instructional efforts. These include: the importance of involving a variety of stakeholders in the process of turning data into action, and delivering comprehensive role-based and systemic training across to participant. The tools and templates below will help guide districts in addressing these and other lessons learned.