by Amanda Datnow & Lea Hubbard
This article provides a review of literature on teachers’ use of assessment data to inform instruction. The article reviews research on the types assessment data teachers use to inform instruction, how teachers analyze data, and how their instruction is impacted. Although teachers are often asked to analyze data in a consistent way, agendas for data use, the nature of the assessments, and teacher beliefs all come into play, leading to variability in how they use data.
by Ellen Mandinach & Edith Gummer
Introduction to the special issue on data-driven decision making and the components needed to enculturate data use in education. The article briefly examines the landscape of existing literature and positions the papers for the special issue.
Education researcher David Hansen discusses his article, Is Education Possible Today? Watch and discuss this episode of The Voice on Vialogues.
by Kirsten Sadler
This commentary is a response to the renewed focus of funding and interest in gender equality in STEM in Australia. The author argues for new approaches and strategies, dialogic and inclusive of all diversities, toward creating a more inclusive STEM workplace into the future.
by Gary Natriello
The editors of the Teachers College Record announce a call for proposals for future TCR Yearbooks.