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Tuesday, June 5 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Data for Dummies: Reading and Acting on Data for Classroom and School Improvement

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When the word "data" is mentioned in a school, hallways are suddenly empty, dining halls are abandoned, and meeting areas become as silent as libraries. It seems that there is a trepidation around the collecting and interpreting of data. This session aims at making numbers a lot more friendly and data a lot more manageable to the novice interpreter. In this session we will explore what data says and doesn't say, and how to best engage with data when it is presented to us. We are swimming in information throughout our school days. It is a huge opportunity to begin interacting with that information in ways that will help us help our students better.


Steven Henn

English Teacher, The Principia
Steve has been directing Principia's senior project program for seven years and has consistently been engaged in the discussion of what promotes the development of young people as independent thinkers. He is currently an EDD candidate at Vanderbilt University's Peabody School of... Read More →

Tuesday June 5, 2018 1:45pm - 2:45pm CDT