Tag: data collection

Using Baseline Data to Inform Instruction

It’s no secret that data can be daunting. For some of us, the word “data” means pile-high clipboards and stacks of complex data sheets or binders of reports. Data can also feel like never-ending lists of impersonal statistics that are

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The Importance of Systematic Instruction

Systematic instruction is an evidence-based method for teaching individuals with disabilities that spans more than 50 years. It incorporates the principles of applied behavior analysis and allows for educators to teach a wide range of skills, including everything from academic to functional

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Effective Interventions for Autism Spectrum Disorders

There are many interventions available for educators who work with students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). But not all interventions are created equally. Educators need to be good consumers in evaluating interventions and applying those that have been determined effective

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Helpful Hints & Super Strategies: End of Year Prep

Wouldn’t it be great to have a fully up to date account for your new student next year so you can see what’s’ been done before and start teaching and collecting data immediately? Did you know that you could prep

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Top 5 Questions to Ask For Data-Based Decision Making in the Classroom

Students served by special education have many different types of learning differences that one must take into account to determine the best teaching strategy.  Part of a teacher’s job is to determine the right teaching strategy to ensure that the student

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Spotlight Teacher of the Month: Robyn Merkel-Walsh, MA, CCC-SLP

Position: Speech and Language Specialist District: Ridgefield, New Jersey One of the key things that Rethink prides itself in is its flexibility and value across the special education profession. While we primarily think of Rethink as a resource for teachers,

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4 Tips for Setting Students Up for Success in Inclusion

Making specific decisions about the goals you write and the kinds of data you collect is crucial to student success in inclusion As special education teachers, it is our job to ensure that all students are presented with meaningful inclusion

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3 Ways to Integrate Data Collection Into Employment for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

How data can support adults with developmental disabilities beyond the classroom by Angela Nelson In recent years, there’s been a real push to beef up data in special education classrooms to objectively track progress, make data-based decisions, and help to make

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Spotlight Teacher of the Month: Shanna Bodenhamer

School District: Katy ISD Position: Autism Teacher Shanna Bodenhamer teaches in an Autism classroom at Katy Independent School District in Texas.  She has been using Rethink for the past year and has found it invaluable in her classroom.  She uses

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Digital Systems and the Future of Behavioral Health Providers

Choosing a digital system that is the right fit for you and your business. With the ever-increasing number of children diagnosed with autism every year and more and more insurance companies paying for ABA services, behavioral health providers are reaching

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