Digging into Data: Text Version contains the information found in the six interactive training activities.
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- 15-minute In-service Suites: Ongoing Child Assessment
These training videos and materials may be used in a variety of professional development activities. Learn to plan for, collect, and use child assessment data on an ongoing basis.
- Active Supervision
Define and explore active supervision. This resource describes six strategies for putting active supervision in place and includes a vignette showing what it looks like. It also includes a self-reflection tool with questions to help assess your active supervision practices and a list of useful resources.
- Annotated Bibliography
Use this annotated bibliography to find some useful resources on using data. It includes links to each resource.
- Attributes of a Good Data Display
This handout includes a quality checklist and an example of a good and a poor data display.
- Community Assessment: The Foundation for Program Planning in Head Start
Explore community assessment standards and best practices. Learn how community assessments help programs remain responsive to the children and families they serve.
- Data Analysis Terms and Concepts
Explore a comprehensive glossary of commonly used terms for data and evaluation.
- Data in Head Start and Early Head Start Series
This series of interactive online learning modules helps programs plan for and implement effective data use.
- Head Start A to Z, 2.0
- Data and Evaluation
Learn how to use data in an effective way to make strategic decisions that bolster the success of the children and families you serve.
- Ongoing Monitoring and Continuous Improvement
Identify key components of ongoing monitoring and continuous improvement. Examine their purpose in the planning cycle.
- Data and Evaluation
- Head Start Father Engagement Birth to Five Programming Guide
Head Start and Early Head Start staff will find this comprehensive guide to father engagement useful. It is organized around the Head Start Parent, Family, and Community Engagement (PFCE) Framework.
- Understanding Mean, Median, and Mode
The TV411: Tune to Learning website provides a quick and easy way to review the differences between mean, median, and mode, and to practice calculating each one.
- What Is Quality Data for Programs Serving Infants and Toddlers?
Learn more about various data management strategies within the context of Head Start programs.
- Which Chart or Graph Is Right for You?
Discover a variety of chart formats and learn when to use each.