Are these the qualities you want to see in your instructional teams?
Maintain a clear focus
Embrace a spirit of inquiry
Put data at the center
Honor commitments to learners and learning
Cultivate relational trust
Assume collective responsibility
These are the qualities of High Performing Groups as defined by Laura Lipton and Bruce Wellman in Got Data? Now What? Effective teams support students, but they also attract and retain teaching talent. Are these qualities you want to see in your teams? If so, consider sending teachers and teacher leaders to our Successful Data Analysis Workshop, where we concentrate on structures and protocols that support your teams to embody these characteristics.
Lipton, L., & Wellman, B. M. (2012). Got data? Now what?: Creating and leading cultures of inquiry. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.