We have reviewed the ins and outs of academic and behavior data. I have mentioned the necessity of making simple and straightforward data sheets. I have mentioned charting data. But I have not detailed to an almost painful degree how to go about doing these two important tasks! No worries. Step 5 of the Seven Steps for Setting Up a Stellar Autism Room would not be complete with out a data sheet tutorial, free downloadable template, and step by step charting exemplar!
I chart my data on numbers on the iPad. Let me just say – it rocks my world. Worth every penny of the $9.99 it costs – which at first horrified me because I tend to have a firm less than $5 policy regarding app purchases. Here is a detailed tutorial on how to use numbers. It’s super easy (don’t worry!).
I got loads of great feedback about the monthly IEP data sheet so I made a blank template that could be utilized for a range of types of goals/students. Get the download and more info here:
… but maybe you are like me and you like everything personalized and individualized. I get it. Good lord – do I get it! A lot of readers asked how to make the data sheets. My goal is always to fit everything on one page so it can go on a clipboard and you can just grab and go! Easy, easy, easy, right? Here are some tips for making data sheets: