Presentation on theme: "Data Users Groups Starting and Running a Successful Group Glenn Williams, Ed.D., Instructional Consultant, Tulare County Office of Education."— Presentation transcript:
Data Users Groups Starting and Running a Successful Group Glenn Williams, Ed.D., Instructional Consultant, Tulare County Office of Education
Got Data! Pretty Data!
Good vs. Evil For the Good, continue on with the presentation.
About Groups With eyes wide open What is a users group? Why have a users group? Who are your participants Getting a group started
Define Group Ownership Top down vs. grass roots Group goals Why you? Meeting length, dates, locations
Establishing a Culture This is the most important thing you will do. Set norms Who owns the group Collective intelligence Sharing is caring Involve everyone Breaking down the barriers to collaboration
Moderating in Moderation Plan the meeting Prime the pump Solicit support Share successes Share issues Sock puppets
Chaos Theory Abandon your plan Guide/explore Off topic is good Pace Breaks are where it happens
Use Themes A tool for Guiding Discussions Yearlong Themes Developing benchmarks Implementation Monitoring Alternatives to multiple choice Putting data to work Single Meeting Theme Whose job is it? How to’s Creative use of data Alternatives to multiple choice Prediction Planning for next year
Developing Leaders Encourage people to present Let people know they are experts Send people back with a mission Leaders at all levels Pilfer from other districts
Evolution of a Users Group Through Creative Intelligence 1. The Group comes alive 2. Group members evolve (with encouragement) 3. Groups spring up locally 4. Users Groups become something else
The Missing Piece Create the test, administer the test, evaluate the data
YouTube Videos There eleven YouTube videos that focus on analyzing data after the reports are run. The charts and graphs are from DataDirector but the concepts can be used for any student data product. Once you open the first video, the others will be available on the right hand column. DDDM Benchmark Exam Reports Pt 1.mp4 You can also search with the key words, student, data, analysis, Glenn
Moodle Resources Over the past seven years, we have created and collected resources. Many of the resources are not specific to any one data program. moodle.tcoe.org (no www) moodle.tcoe.org Click on Consultant Under Courses, click on Edusoft Users Group Click on login as a guest