Data

Discrete Trial Training

Discrete Trial Training is a method of teaching a new skill in a structured and simplified way. It works well for children with autism (and I think ALL children) because it breaks down a complex skill into smaller pieces. I love using Discrete Trial Training (DTT)...

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Using Rubrics for Data Collection

There is some data that is very straightforward to take. Which one is the letter M? Student touches M. You mark correct. Johnny stand up. Johnny doesn't stand up. You mark incorrect. The skills that are easy to take data on our simple and generally include one...

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Tiny Tips for Making Data Collection Doable

Taking data is overwhelming. We have busy freaken jobs. By the time you've had your kiddos check their schedules, made sure all of your centers are running smoothly, collected your materials, redirected, prompted, reinforced, (and you are doing this whole combo for...

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Why a Center Based Data System will Keep Your Organized

When it comes to data collection organization, the only wrong way is no data collection at all. How exactly you organize your data depends totally what works for you and your classroom. Depending on my caseload and the types of paras I had, I am always switching up...

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November Theme: Efficient Data is The Best Data

November brings in the excitement of the holidays (or holiday breaks...) but it also brings this subtle undertone of "you better be getting stuff done by now." You no longer have the start of the school, easing into our year, working on our schedules excuse. It's...

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