Using Positive Deviance to Discover Bright Spots
Tuesday, January 19, 2021: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Every child deserves to be taught by our best teachers. However, despite every teacher’s best intentions, student performance varies. Learn how the School District of Menomonee Falls used embedded measures of key outcomes to discover positive deviants – those using uncommon and successful strategies, hidden in plain sight – and brought these strategies to scale. Through this application of the positive deviance improvement approach, literacy achievement in the classroom improved by 76% for students performing below grade level in the first year and by another 26% the second year.
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