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About Evidence Based Practices

Evidence-based education is comprised of professional wisdom and empirical evidence. Professional wisdom includes individual experience and consensus. Empirical evidence includes scientifically-based research and empirical information.

Evidence Based Practice Chart

Evidence Based Practices Chart

Evidence Based Practice: A program or instructional practice that is evidence based has gone through rigorous research, has demonstrated a record of success, and there is reliable, trustworthy and valid evidence to suggest the program is effective.  The evidence supporting these practices or instruction should be scientifically based research.


In NCLB scientifically based research is defined as research:

To recognize scientifically based research ask yourself:


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