DBI-TLC is a $1.5 million Professional Development Grant funded by the Institute for Education Sciences, US Department of Education.
DBI: Data-Based Instruction
TLC: Tools, Learning, and Collaborative Support
Many students respond positively to research-based interventions that are implemented with fidelity — according to methods demonstrated to be effective. Yet, a small number of students do not benefit sufficiently from these interventions. These students require more intensive instruction designed to meet their individual instructional needs. Data-Based Instruction (DBI) provides a framework for teachers to individualize instruction systematically and effectively. Researchers have demonstrated that, when teachers implement DBI with fidelity, their instructional decision-making improves, and student achievement increases.
- To development activities/partnerships with 2 school districts
- To support teachers’ use of Data-Based decision making (DBI)
- To improve outcomes for students, focusing on early writing development
The research reported here is supported by the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, through Grant R324A130144 to the University of Minnesota.