Using Data to Improve Student Learning
Access International Academy Ningbo, Ningbo, China
February 24-25, 2017
Schools are often regarded as “data rich and information poor,” and in international schools this phenomenon can be even more pronounced. In this workshop, you will learn skills and strategies to collect and make sense of data in order to improve student learning. You will apply your learning to data from your own school, and develop an action plan for how you will move forward with using data to develop a culture of collaborative inquiry and improve learning within your sphere of influence.
Intended audience: administrators, curriculum coordinators, instructional coaches, department heads, teacher leaders, counselors, school psychologists
● Develop data literacy
● Learn tools, skills and strategies for fostering a culture of collaborative inquiry with regard to student learning data
● Develop strategies for tackling obstacles to using data in your context
● Apply learning to data from your school context
● Develop an action plan for next steps in using data to improve student learning within your sphere of influence
Cindy Warner-Dobrowski is Director of Student Services at International School Bangkok, where she oversees the Learning Support, English as an Additional Language, Counseling and Challenge and Enrichment programs. A school psychologist by training, Cindy is passionate about collecting and analyzing data to understand student learning needs, and developing plans to ensure that these needs are met at an individual student and systems level. At ISB, Cindy supports whole school data analysis, the development of data literacy and the use of data to understand and improve student learning at the team and whole-school levels through the use of Data Driven Dialogues.