What DPI Resources Are Available To Support Educators Develop the Baseline Data & Rationale for a Quality SLO?

Writing a Quality SLO - Baseline Data & Rationale: A DPI-Developed Guide For Writing a Quality SLO

This document, developed by DPI, provides a detailed example of how to write a high-quality Student Learning Objective (SLO) by using baseline data and rationale. It emphasizes the importance of multiple data sources, subgroup analysis, and achievement gap data to establish a thorough understanding of student performance levels. The example illustrates how to develop a well-supported SLO by including specific baseline evidence, rationale for the chosen focus area, and detailed data analysis to inform instructional strategies and growth targets. This approach ensures that the SLO is both meaningful and actionable, supporting the overall goal of enhancing student learning outcomes.