Gaps. Your biggest barrier to success. The truth is they can make you feel a bit overwhelmed. Eager for resolution, you may feel pressured to go in a variety of directions. But here’s the good news. Understanding the gap makes crossing it a whole lot easier.
The secret lies in assessing the gap.
Underestimate the gap and you can quickly fall deeper inside. Over-estimate it and you depletevaluable resources and create unnecessary stress. Even worse, you can reduce trust and credibility.
That’s why you can benefit from:
Scalable assessments: Finally, you can determine and close-in on the gaps inhibiting your school’s desired culture.
Baseline data for development: Gain the insight needed for areas such as staff development, processes or programs.
Roadmap for Success: Know the path ahead and how to navigate it correctly using key solutions.
Presentation and modeling of solutions: Get the guidance you need to instill the right practices and behaviors.
Ask anyone about the values of your school. You might get answers such as honesty, respect,equality, excellence. All good answers.
But what if you asked, “What does success look like in our school?” The answers could surpriseyou. The answers might be:
surviving the day
getting through an entire lesson
more time using on task teaching techniques
less Response to Intervention (RTI) or Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (PBIS)
better test scores
stronger relationships with teachers
The truth is by asking better questions, you get better answers. You discover what’s on the heart of your school. This simple discovery changes everything. It doesn’t matter if you’re talking to administrators, staff, parents or students.
So, what’s holding you back from getting better answers? It’s time to ask the right questions.
When you do, you’ll know what’s on the heart of your school. This simple discovery changes everything. It doesn’t matter if you’re talking to administrators, staff, parents or students.
Here’s the bottom-line.
With scalable assessments, you’ll begin to see more than simply how time gets spent . You’ll know what gets their attention. The truth is, the answers will shape every decision.
That’s why, valuable baseline data combined with modeling, and evaluation and follow-up are vital. At ECHO 360 Education these services are all part of our commitment to helping you bridge the gap. It can be easier than you think, even if you’re just starting out.
Put your school on the path to a new definition of success. Start asking the right questions.Contact us today.
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