In an essay respond to the following:
1.What is the basic meaning of the term data-supported (or data-driven) instruction?
2.What did you learn in the program you are now completing, including in student teaching, about the use of data-supported instruction?
3.What are the specific uses you have made of data-supported instruction in your practicum?
4.What are some of the ways knowledge of and skill in using data-supported instruction have made a difference in your instructional practices?
5.Critically discuss and evaluate the principle that methods of instruction and intervention should be data-supported. Should all instruction be data-supported? If so, why? If not, why not?
6.Discuss the difference in meaning between the terms data-supported instruction and evidence-based methods of instruction. Are these principles of equal importance regarding their application to instruction? If so, why? If not, why not?