This collection is to help you introduce the concepts of continuous improvement to new network members.
Useful in guiding school leaders to systematically reflect on their implementation and impact, particularly in conjunction with analysis of a benchmark assessment. How we use this resource: Useful to make the steps in an effective data review (looking at both adult and student data) explicit to network participants.
This video resource is a great tool to help onboard teachers to CI concepts and begin the CI implementation process. City Year created this tool with their selected provider, Collaborative Communications, as part of the project, Digital Toolkit for Continuous Improvement in Education, listed through Catalyst:Ed.
Shift has created a series of engaging videos that introduce tools to support your improvement journey. From employing empathy in project design to developing effective measures of success, these videos can help you create a baseline understanding of continuous improvement. Your team can also use them to get the most out of a convening or coaching session. The videos are easy to share with teachers, students, and others you want to bring into your CI efforts. To see the videos in this introductory series, visit www.shift-results.com/online-learning.
This video demonstrates how to use a KidStat data protocol with a group of participants across a range of roles, as they engage in a strengths-based, holistic conversation about student success. In this meeting, the data team follows four steps: student data review, strengths, growth areas, and action steps.
This tool, from Improvement Collective, clarifies the purpose and elements of an effective aim statement in improvement work. It also provides a clear description of the process required to refine an aim and provides examples to support improvement teams at the beginning of their aim development journey.
This Cause and Effect Diagram helps improvement teams to understand the system and visualize the contributing factors in any given observed challenge. This tool defines the purpose of this practice, process for conducting this exercise with your improvement team, and provides an example.
This workbook is used by improvement teams during their network initiation stage to establish a network charter and shared agreements. A network charter supports collective learning by identifying shared problems and required supports. This workbook provides improvement teams an overview of the key elements and activities of a network charter.