Why is this topic important?
Educational leaders constantly face decisions about what to do to improve student motivation and learning. They need good information on which to base their decisions.
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Making Informed Decisions About Programs, Policies, Practices, Strategies, Interventions, Etc.
The Evidence-Based Decisionmaking Process & Cycle
Evidence-Based Decisionmaking: Assessing Reading Across the Curriculum Interventions
When selecting reading across the curriculum interventions, educators should consider the extent of the evidence base on intervention effectiveness and the fit with the school or district context, whether they are purchasing a product from vendors or developing it internally. This report provides guidance in the decisionmaking.
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The Evidence-Based Decision Making (EBDM) Cycle
- Examine data to understand need
- Search for information
- Examine research
- Examine contextual factors
- Articulate outcomes
- Monitor implementation
- Evaluate outcomes