Research Brief: Literacy Training for Inservice and Preservice K-2 Teachers[PDF]

This article discusses a balanced and appropriate view of the use of data from the teachers’ perspective which is oftentimes overlooked. The authors suggest that in the field of literacy, stakeholders need to better prepare teachers to understand how to use and interpret data so that teachers move from simply undertaking assessments to making use of assessment data in meaningful ways that assist in improving student outcomes.