6 Ways to Use Data Walls Effectively by What I Have Learned. Some great tips on how to use data walls to build students and help them meet their goals. -- I personally don't care for data walls in the classroom, but I know some people use them.
Check out this Angry Birth theme classroom data wall - each bird has a number with an M for Math or R for Reading. Each student has a number that correlates to their bird on the data chart while the yarn projects their expected growth.