Data Driven Essay & Theories of Instructional Design

In a 500 word essay, discuss the need for data-driven decisions by focusing on six different types of data for READING: 1. Student demographics and background information 2. Learning needs and prior performance 3. Formal and informal works produced by the student 4. Progress information 5. Tests, or summative performance and course grades 6. External test scores For each, consider what data would be valuable, what data would be needed or is available and what data would be used. Finally, include how each example of data influences instructional strategies. Cite and reference 3-5 scholarly sources. Add to your notebook as necessary. Theories of Instructional Design and Assessment Notebook Compiled information to create a digital notebook that reflects your knowledge about teaching theories and their role in planning instruction. This notebook should relate to the 6th grade level in the Reading Content area you choose for your field experience. 1. Research the theories of cognitive, humanistic, and behavioral school of thought. How are these theories different/the same? Note how they will be used by your mentor teacher. Note how you will use them in your lesson plans. 2. Note learning objectives and connections to related standards. 3. Note instructional activities that connect objectives to instructional activities. 4. Comment on applicable assessments and data-driven decisions.