Gordon, Nora, and Carrie Conaway, Common-Sense Evidence: The Education Leader's Guide to Using Data and Research. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press, 2020.
Provides a step-by step guide for identifying a problem of practice, finding relevant research on the problem, and determining how relevant and convincing the research is; identifies the limitations to the "evidence-based" requirement in ESSA 2015; discusses how to build evidence from your own data, how to communicate and interpret your evidence, and how to organize to use evidence; particular examples are given throughout.
Broad Topical Focus
Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Action Inquiry
Type of Study
Knowledge Linkage, Knowledge Utilization
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