Essential Question
How can the use of EVAAS data enhance instruction?

Clear Learning Targets
I can analyze EVAAS data and explain terms and meanings of reports.
I can explain EVAAS reports and identify uses of reports for Data Teams and Teacher Teams.

Norms: Can we agree?
  • To be actively involved
  • To value differences
  • To collaborate

Introduction, Warm-up, & Review

  1. How do your current instructional programs support students who aren't making adequate progress? What modifications could you make to your instructional programs to support these students?
  2. What kinds of data are important for continuous school improvement, and how can educators best organize the data for easy access and analysis?
  3. Looking at student achievement results and growth measures in conjunction with the context of the school and the processes that create the results gives teachers and administrators important information about what they need to do to improve learning for all students.

Activity Handout


Power Point

Activity - Summarize
  • What questions do we still have?
  • What were the instructional implications based on EVAAS data last year and leading into this year?
  • What new ideas or processes will be implemented this year based on a better understanding of value-added reporting?

What's Old & New in EVAAS

Live Site

EVAAS Reports

Power Point

EVAAS and the New Tests

Power Point

EVAAS New Teacher Reports

Power Point

Other Resources


Using EVAAS activity

EVAAS Resources and Tools

1. Table of Reports

All users
A table listing of all reports offers, including a description and how you may use each report.
Report Table

2. Overview of School Effects

District Administrators
*Administrators can use this power point to determine where some areas in their school that need more of a focus and where there is cause for celebration. A way of looking at what is going on in specific grades/subjects/PLCs
Overview of School Effects

3. Data Mining

*Administrators can next use this form to determine what teachers have strengths and areas for improvement. This form helps determine what is going on in the classroom.
Mining the Data

4. Flow Chart for Teacher 1

Teacher, Administrator goes over flow chart with teacher and keeps a copy
*Teachers will state which tertiles they have strengths or areas for improvement along with evidence and goals. Administrators should keep a copy for accountability purposes as well as being able to leverage strengths and mitigate areas of improvements.
Teacher 1

5. Flow Chart for Teacher 2

Teacher, Administrator goes over flow chart with teacher and keeps a copy
This form will help walk teachers through the next step of talking to their PLCs as well as how to best address their needs for improvements.
Teacher 2

6. Custom Reports

All Users
In this table, desired outcomes are listed along with which report best meets their needs.
Custom Reports

7. Flow Chart 1:

Administrator Resource

Questions that administrators use to drill down to how and why their school has the results they do.
Flow Chart Administrators 1

8. Flow Chart 2:

Administrator Resources

Flow Chart Administrators 2

9. Teacher Diagnostics

*A list of the different patterns possible from teacher reports and what they mean.
Teacher Diagnostics

10.Teacher Activities

Examining EVAAS data
Activity 1
Activity 2
Activity 3
Activity 4

11. Dashboard

Sample dashboard