Taming the Data Monster (Paperback)
This comprehensive resource presents easy-to-adapt data collection systems for a wide range of teaching situations, learner ages and skills levels. To help educators and other practitioners meet the demands for accountability and student progress, the authors offer effective tracking systems, simple methods to analyze data, and appropriate use of the data to make sound decisions about student performance. In learning how to tame the data monster of organization and endless paperwork, readers will save time and effort. "This book is truly amazing, a must-have for any educator I've always taken data in the classroom but rarely felt it was productive or giving me enough information. This book provides so many examples and realistic ways to both take and interpret data that the task becomes more doable. I'm actually excited to take data now " --Brie Holtrop, high school special educator.