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A Little Guide for Teachers: Using Student Data

A Little Guide for Teachers: Using Student Data

128 pages | Corwin UK
Student data can be one of the most powerful tools a teacher can use to help their students to learn. In this book, Richard Selfridge offers practical advice for teachers on how to gather useful student data in the classroom and how to use these findings effectively to enhance your teaching.

The Little Guide for Teachers series is little in size but BIG on all the support and inspiration you need to navigate your day-to-day life as a teacher.

  • Authored by experts in the field
  • Easy to dip in-and-out of
  • Interactive activities encourage you to write into the book and make it your own
  • Read in an afternoon or take as long as you like with it!
Chapter 1 Getting the basics right – What data should you have at your fingertips and how can you gather useful data in class?
Chapter 2 Generating data in class – what else do you need to know?
Chapter 3 Subject specific knowledge – what do students know in different subjects?
Chapter 4 Using data to ask questions – what should you want to know?
Chapter 5 Using your data effectively – how do you maximise your use of data?

Richard Selfridge

Richard Selfridge is a primary school teacher, data consultant and writer on education. His 2018 book for Sage Publications, Databusting for Schools, is an essential guide to the use and interpretation of education data. As well as teaching, working with schools on their use of education data and writing about education, Richard works as a consultant for the Driver Youth Trust supporting inclusion for literacy. A passionate advocate of sensible use of data in schools, Richard was part of ASCL’s primary assessment expert panel alongside James, which indirectly lead to James and Richard working together as the Databusters, running workshops... More About Author