This user-friendly guide includes easy-to-understand examples, checklists, sample exercises, discussion questions and step-by-step guidance for educational evaluation. It also contains a case study that follows one school and educational authority through the evaluation process, showing what evaluation looks like and feels like in schools and districts. The authors provide a comprehensive set of concepts and guidelines for conducting evaluation studies. The book is results-centered and focused on proven concepts and methods. The authors have developed a simple, four-step process to guide teachers through evaluation: alignment and direction; observations, results, and action and adjustment.
Identifying What Data Must be Collected
The heart of your evaluation plan will be the steps you take to gather information required to answer the questions that guide the inquiry: finding out what worked, what did not, and why. You now take a closer look at the educational system that is the basis for implementing programs and obtaining results in student learning and performance. You ...