Coaches/Mentors aspiring, preparing, and/or emerging teachers on developing and adjusting lessons in response to ongoing analysis of student needs based on the use of multiple sources of data to meet individual learning needs and promote student progress.
Provides leadership, training, mentoring, resources, and supports for teachers and others in the larger professional community on developing and/or adjusting lessons/learning goals in response to ongoing Analysis of Student Needsbased on the use of multiple sources of data, to promote successful student progress.
Analysis of Student Needs
An analysis of student needs is a detailed examination of student characteristics both individually and within various groups. Teachers use multiple sources of information about their students in order to develop an understanding of students from multiple lenses. Teachers seek to identify meaningful relationships across multiple information sources and develop conclusions about what each student needs based on their analysis of individual and whole group data sources.
Multiple Sources of Data
Using multiple sources of data means accessing a variety of types and kinds of data from more than one place. Some common data sources found within education include state assessments, school-site information, such as student cumulative files, and of course classroom-based sources. These sources provide teachers with both qualitative and quantitative data to help them understand the needs of their students.
Many different kinds of data can be found within the different sources used by teachers, including:
Combining different kinds of data allows teachers to more fully understand who their students are and what they need to be successful.