In this graduate-level course provided through Seattle Pacific University, you will learn how to actively monitor students throughout the instructional process and to collect academic and behavioral data. You will learn how to process, file, and analyze data for documentation and to better help teach mastery of course concepts. At the end of the course you will build both a data collection lesson plan to immediately use in the classroom, aligned to a specific lesson and focused on academic improvements in students, as well as a documentation action plan focused on a more holistic approach to documenting a student’s behavioral and academic struggles.
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Course Guiding Question
How can I continuously monitor the progress of my students and build a plan that uses appropriate data collection methods to inform me of student growth?
Who are my struggling students and how can I document their difficulties in a way that will enlist the support I need from my administrators?
What You Will Learn In This Course
Unit 1: Classroom Documentation
- How documentation will support your classroom instruction
- How documentation is used when seeking support from administrators
- How to effectively document student struggles
- Why documenting a student’s struggles holistically through various methods is important
Unit 2: Active Monitoring & Data Collection
- The process of Active Monitoring, and how to build “Look Fors” that help teachers monitor student growth
- The methods behind and purpose of various types of data collection
- How to analyze data, and how to use data to modify student groupings for better instruction
How Our Courses Work:
Shayna Pond, Instructor
M.S. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Baylor College of Medicine
Louisiana State University
Experience & Credentials:
Over 10 Years of Teaching or Tutoring Experience
Former Assistant Principal
Former Lead Teacher
President of Action Potential Learning
STATE CERTIFIED TEACHER
At the conclusion of the course, Model Teaching will review your submitted content and send the results to Seattle Pacific University. This course is for 1 Quarter Credit from SPU and requires a minimum passage grade of 80%. Model Teaching and its parent company, Action Potential Learning is an accredited partner with Seattle Pacific University. Upon course completion, you will receive an updated transcript, documenting your earned credit hours within 6 weeks from SPU. Transcripts can be requested through your account at CE.SPU.edu, set up during course registration.
Helpful Resources & Templates Included in the Course
The course comes with 30 templates, tools, and graphic organizers ready to be used in your classroom! These include:
- ABC Tracker
- Behavior Tracker
- Effectiveness Rubric
- Parent Contact Log
- Conference Form
- Academic Behaviors to Notice Tracker-Writing
- Assessment Data Collection Template
- Data Collection Planning Guide
- Supplemental Resource Design Template
- ABC Tracker Sample
- Documentation Implementation Plan
- Documentation Purposes Guide
- Referral Process Log
- Academic Behaviors to Notice Tracker-Math
- Academic Behaviors to Notice Tracker-Data Examples
- Data Analysis Guide
- On/Off Task Behavior Tracker
- Research Article Analysis Template
- Academic Tracker
- Creating Student Files Guide
- Intervention Log
- Team Meeting Documentation Tracker
- Academic Behaviors to Notice Tracker-Reading
- Active Monitoring Planning Guide
- Data Collection Lesson Plan
- Progression of Skills Mastery Tracker
- Classroom Implementation Plan Template
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