Documentation & Data Analysis

(20 Hours) In this course 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.

ONLINE COURSE DETAILS

  • Price: $60.00
  • Credit Type: Professional Development
  • Credits: 20 PD Hours
  • 30 High-Quality Resources Provided With The Course

Learn How to Actively Monitor Your Students to Collect Academic/ Behavioral Data

Learn How to Analyze Trends to Identify Student Misconceptions & Gaps in Understanding

Learn How to Properly Record Student Information, Manage Student Records, & Share Student Information with Colleagues & Parents

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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

Course Guiding Questions:

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?

Professional Development Credits:

At the conclusion of the course, you will receive a certificate for 20 Professional Development Hours (Clock Hours, CPEs, CEUs).

Model Teaching and Action Potential Learning Professional Development Courses are pre-approved in the following states:

  • Texas: TEA CPE# 902-391, under parent company Action Potential Learning, LLC
  • Montana: Office of Public Instruction (OPI) approved.

If you are a teacher in a different state and wish to use our Professional Development Courses for teacher license renewal, please view our PD STATE REQUIREMENTS PAGE to learn more about your state’s requirements.

Also, consider taking our UNIVERSITY-PARTNERED, ACADEMIC CREDIT COURSES to earn regionally-accredited units or credits, accepted by most states.

 

Shayna Pond, Co-Instructor

Education:
M.S. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 
Baylor College of Medicine
Principal Certificate
Rice University
B.S. Physics
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

Monique Carlisle, Co-Instructor

Education:
B.S. Education
Applied Learning & Development
University of Texas at Austin

Experience & Credentials:
Over 11 Years of Teaching Experience
Former Elementary-Level Teacher
Montessori Certification
G/T Student Performance & Curriculum Trained
Experience with Students with Learning Disabilites
STATE CERTIFIED TEACHER

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Helpful Resources & Templates Included With 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

High-Quality Virtual Presentations

Our high-quality lessons are presented by your instructor in a virtual learning environment that is designed to mirror live, on-campus workshops. Choose to watch or read all lessons at any time and take advantage of our high-quality resources provided for immediate implementation of your new skills.

Access Your Courses Anytime, Anywhere

Courses are accessible to you at any time and are accessible on any computer, tablet, or smart phone. After registration, you will have access to all course lessons, templates, & assignments for one year. Take your courses at your own pace.  Pause any time and continue where you left off.  You will receive instructor feedback at each step of the course as you progress through the curriculum at your own convenience.

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Live Feedback & Communication

Our courses are designed to simulate live instruction. Throughout the course, you will receive feedback from your instructor within 24- 48 hours of your submissions as you proceed through lessons and activities. If you have a question, reach out to your instructor through our built-in messaging system or directly by email or phone.

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