Intro to Active Monitoring & Data Collection (6 hrs)

(6 Hours) This course introduces active monitoring and provides an overview of data collection methods.  It will teach participants new to the monitoring and data collection process how to actively monitor students throughout the instructional process and to analyze data collected in order to better support their students. The course will teach participants some general methods on how to collect data, analyze the data for trends, and regroup students to help better teach mastery of core concepts. At the end of the course participants will build a data collection lesson plan, ready for immediate use in their classroom.


Course Guiding Question:

How can I continuously monitor the progress of my students and build a plan that uses appropriate data collection methods to inform me of student growth?

What You Will Learn In This Course:

  • The process of Active Monitoring, and how to build “Look Fors” that help teachers monitor student growth
  • The methods behind and purpose of various types of data collection
  • How to analyze data, and how to use data to modify student groupings for better instruction

Wendy Lipe, Instructor

B.S. Interdisciplinary Studies
Southwest Texas State University

Experience & Credentials:
Over 9 Years of Teaching Experience
Current Elementary-Level Teacher ESL State Certified TAG Certified
Experience With Students With Learning Disabilities (ADD, ADHD, & Dyslexia)


CPE Hours

At the conclusion of the course, you will receive a certificate for 6 CPE hours. Model Teaching and Action Potential Learning is a Statewide, TEA (Texas Education Agency) approved provider for Continuing Professional Education credit. CPE# 902-391


Academic Behaviors to Notice Tracker-Math


Academic Behaviors to Notice Tracker-Data Examples


Data Analysis Guide


On/Off Task Behavior Tracker


Academic Behaviors to Notice Tracker-Reading


Active Monitoring Planning Guide


Data Collection Lesson Plan


Progression of Skills Mastery Tracker


Academic Behaviors to Notice Tracker-Writing


Assessment Data Collection Template


Data Collection Planning Guide

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