Mills (2014) shares in Chapter 6, â€œthe interpretation of qualitative data is the researcherâ€™s attempt to find meaning, to answer the â€˜So what?â€™ in terms of the implications of the studyâ€™s findingsâ€ (p. 133). He adds that data analysis and interpretation is â€œ. . . a process of digesting the contents of your qualitative data and finding related threads in itâ€ (133).
Analyze the middle school scenario, Flipped Math Class. Explain your process for coding and categorizing the qualitative data. What patterns and/or themes did you discover? Answer the â€œSo Whatâ€ for your team of teacher-researchers based on your findings. What steps does your team need to take to address these issues before implementing the innovation of a flipped classroom?
Pages 138-139 in Action Research: A Guide for the Teacher Researcher provide an example of coding from a transcript.