When collecting data through functional assessment it is necessary to organize the data for analysis of patterns
When collecting data through functional assessment it is necessary to organize the data for analysis of patterns or trends. How would you suggest organizing (or creating a data visualization, i.e., depicting through graphs or tables) the following data in order to find and easily communicate the pattern(s)?
Ms. Jones has made tally marks each time she notices one of students in the toddler room hitting another student. She notes the time of day, the place it happened, the activity, and who was hit.
You can explain how you would represent this through words in a paragraph or make up some data and post a table or graph.
To receive full credit you must submit an initial post with either text or your example table/graph by the assignment deadline. Citations are optional.
- Textbook Chapter 10
- L&ID article: Social-Emotional Learning Profiles of Preschoolers’ Early School SuccessActions
- Although it is imperative to collect data on the individual student’s specific behaviors, profiles might aid interpreting data and developing a support plan.
- Learning Disability Quarterly article: The Social-Emotional Side of Learning DisabilitiesActions
- Context is important to data collection! This article introduces specific considerations for social-emotional competence of students with differing abilities.
- Utah Parent Center’s guide to functional behavior assessmenthttps://utahparentcenter.org/behavior-lrbi/functional-behavior-assessments/
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