Setting Sail for Early Learning Success: Using a Data-based Decision Making Process to Measure and Monitor Outcomes in Early Childhood Programs
The use of data to inform decision-making and monitor individual student progress is recognized as an important, yet elusive practice in early childhood programs. In this article, Data-based Navigation is presented as a five step data-based decision making process designed to help early childhood professionals measure and monitor desired programmatic outcomes. A case study that focuses on the reduction of challenging behaviors is provided to illustrate the process.
Muscott, H. S., Pomerleau, T., Steed, E. A., Frey, A. J., Lee, K., & Korfhage, T. L. (2011). Setting sail for early learning success: Using data-based decision making to measure outcomes in early childhood programs. Kentucky Teacher Education Journal, 1, 23-41.