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Behavior Data Collection Sheets for Special Education Part 1 Continuous Measurement

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How do you collect behavior data in the classroom? Collecting student behavior data in a special education or general education classroom can be especially difficult during the course of a busy day. We all know that collecting data for an IEP, an FBA, or for progress monitoring is vital in making data-based and objective decisions. […]

What is an IEP and what is its purpose

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What is an IEP and what is its purpose, components of an IEP, when and how an IEP should be created, and progress monitoring. Read on to learn more! What is an IEP? An IEP, or an Individualized Education Plan (or Program), is a document developed by a student’s special education team to ensure that […]

How to use an IEP Goal Bank

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What is an IEP goal bank and how do you use it? Are you looking for ideas on how to align IEP goals to Common Core standards or how to general a measurable ABA therapy goal for your student? Why do we make data-based decisions with our IEP goals and objectives? Read on for some ideas! What is an IEP goal bank? […]

Taking Effective Data: Percentage and Rating Scales

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Circling back to our look at the RBT™ Task List, let’s continue to look at A-02 Continuous Measurement procedures which is probably the most used method in school if you’re taking any direct observation data. These include ABC data collection, frequency or count, rate, latency, and a few more. Let’s look at PERCENTAGE and RATING […]

What are IEP Social Emotional Goal Examples for Preschool?

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What are some social emotional IEP goals examples? Developing social-emotional skills is crucial during the preschool years. With the rising prevalence of autism and the emphasis on social communication, setting relevant goals is vital. Discover a wide range of social emotional goal examples tailored for preschool and kindergarten students. From play goals, such as parallel […]

What are Language IEP Goals for Preschool?

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What are some speech and language goals for preschoolers? So here’s the doozy! Speech and language is a huge focus in our young and developing preschoolers. Whether they are just developing correct speech sounds or are learning how to communicate effectively or even if they are learning self-regulation and emotions identification, many goals for speech […]

What are Cognitive IEP Goals for Preschool?

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What are cognitive goals for preschool? While the number one goal for preschool, in my mind, is social skills, self-regulation, self-advocacy, and learning through play, there are some solid IEP cognitive goals that are quite useful and help students prepare for Kindergarten. Many of the goals in the resources may be a little “high” for […]

What are IEP Adaptive Goals for Preschoolers?

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What are adaptive goals for preschool? When I think of adaptive goals, I think of goals that help a student navigate their environment more independently and are not necessarily related to motor skills, cognitive skills, or emotional skills. Adaptive skills are more self-care like dressing, eating, grooming, and toileting, imitation (such an important early childhood […]

Taking Effective Data: Duration and Latency

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Continuing our look at the RBT™ Task List, we are looking at A-02 Continuous Measurement procedures which is probably the most used method in school if you’re taking any direct observation data. These include ABC data collection, frequency or count, rate, latency, and a few more. Let’s look at DURATION and LATENCY recording. What is duration […]

Taking Effective Data: Frequency and Rate

Continuing our look at the RBT™ Task List, we are looking at A-02 Continuous Measurement procedures which is probably the most used method in school if you’re taking any direct observation data. These include ABC data collection, frequency or count, rate, latency, and a few more. Let’s look at FREQUENCY and RATE procedures. WHAT is frequency count […]