The Linking Study: An Experiment to Strengthen Teachers’ Engagement with Data on Teaching and Learning

  title={The Linking Study: An Experiment to Strengthen Teachers’ Engagement with Data on Teaching and Learning},
  author={Jonathan Supovitz and Philip M Sirinides},
  journal={American Journal of Education},
  pages={161 - 189}
In a randomized controlled trial of a teacher data-use intervention, the Linking Study tested the impacts of a cyclical and collaborative process that linked teachers’ data on instructional practice with data on their students’ learning. This article describes the theory of the intervention and its roots in the literature as a backdrop for an intervention with 64 teachers in 27 professional learning communities and their students. The researchers found moderate and significant effects on… Expand
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