How to Take Data in Circle Time and Morning Meeting
Data Collection and Analysis | January 23, 2022
For a lot of special educators, data is the giant elephant in the room. It gets treated like that kind of a four-letter word when it’s not. Now I’m a huge data geek, so much so that I wrote a book about it. But I know data only helps you if it’s real, reliable, and teachable. So in this episode, I talk about how you can use data in a real classroom, with real students for group instruction.
3:14 – The key to making data collection feel less painful
4:18 – What we know about taking instructional data and how my naturalistic data sheet is set up
6:29 – How to take data on multiple points for multiple students during group activity
7:45 – Do you necessarily have to be the one to run the group activity?
9:59 – Another way to more easily record instructional data
10:23 – Tips for making instructional data collection work in your classroom