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The Data Collection Toolkit: Everything You Need to Organize, Manage, and Monitor Classroom Data

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

The Data Collection Toolkit

Presented by Cindy Golden, Ed.D., Adjunct Instructor at the University of West Florida and Autism Consultant at Florida State University’s Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD)
Sponsored by Brookes Publishing

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Data collection can be time-consuming, confusing, and difficult to manage—but teachers need to master it so they can make informed decisions in the classroom. In this edWebinar, Cindy Golden, Ed.D., adjunct instructor at the University of West Florida and autism consultant at Florida State University’s Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD), discusses her new Data Collection Toolkit. You’ll build your understanding of what data collection involves, discover the steps to creating an organized classroom data collection system, and learn the basics of data analysis.

Get answers to key questions like:

  • Why should I collect data in my classroom?
  • What are the basic steps to data collection in any environment?
  • What are some ways to collect academic data and monitor progress?
  • What are the types of behavioral data, and how do I determine which data to collect?
  • What are some easy ways to organize data collection for IEP goals and objectives?
  • What are some ideas for organizing the data collection process in my classroom?
  • How do I analyze the data I have collected?
  • How do I use analyzed data in IEP or parent meetings?

Learn about the self-graphing data sheets available in The Data Collection Toolkit. These forms make it easy to collect data, put it into graphs, and analyze progress all at the same time. K-12 special education directors, special educators, school administrators, paraprofessionals, and education consultants will benefit from watching this recorded session.

Cindy GoldenAbout the Presenter

Dr. Cindy Golden has over 30 years’ experience in working with students with disabilities. She is currently serving as an adjunct faculty member for the University of West Florida and as an autism consultant for the Florida State University’s Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD). Before retiring from public education, Dr. Golden last served as the assistant director and principal/psychologist of an educational and therapeutic program, serving students with severe emotional and behavioral needs and autism. She was the author of several popular blogs for parents and teachers of children with special needs and has written numerous online articles. She is considered to be an expert in the field of special education, and is a popular speaker at local, state, regional, national and international conferences along with being a sought-after trainer of educators across the country.

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
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