TNReady ELA Data Tracker

What is Data-Driven Instruction?

A data-driven teacher is tactical; she has a strategic rationale for every procedure, lesson, and subsequent assignment or assessment. A data-driven teacher understands that data drives every aspect of instruction. It isn’t mechanical or manipulative; it is the way to get at the hear of student misunderstandings and plan reteaches. It is a constant cycle of data collection (formative assessments), analysis and planning, testing what students know (summative assessments), and tracking progress against goals.

Take a look at the infographic below to understand the key components of the data analysis cycle.
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NEW TNReady Resources from TDOE

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The Tennessee Department of Education released a Parent Guide & a School Guide for the TNReady test. The information presented was synthesized in digestible graphics and tables. For this reason, the information is critically important for all teachers who are implementing TNReady this year.

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TNReady Item Sampler Teaching Points + Unit Plan

Slide1Are you ready to implement TNReady curriculum, which closely resembles the Common Core State Standards?

This document is your one-stop-shop for breaking down the standards and item sampler questions into an easy-to-read document that outlines the question type, standard, question as released by the state, correct answer, numbered key points for teaching this particular standard, and a running analysis of the question and challenges a student may encounter when answering the question.

Screen Shot 2015-07-16 at 8.12.17 AMThis document breaks down all questions released in the first wave of Item Samplers for 7th Grade ELA. This analysis should be used as a cornerstone for developing yearlong curricula aligned to what students will see on the TNReady test for the first time this year. It’s important to have a plan for how you will cover these complex standards in the course of a year before you start the school year.

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