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That age old adage of a picture is worth a thousand words can be brought right into our own performance data, as all data share a rich and vibrant story of one's life.
Baer, Wolf and Risley (1968) laid the foundations for what constitutes ABA. They included seven key characteristics that must be met each time in order for a Behavior Analyst to say that they are "Doing ABA."
In the educational realm this has lead to the development of a standard of expecting at least twice the growth of meaningful targets (reading, math, social skills, etc.) than typical school systems. So not only does the consumer know what to expect on their investment, but the students enjoy this process as well. Their needs are met, they're challenged, and they understand the process and point of it all given the self-monitoring component inherent in Precision Measurement.
The most important thing to know about our field is that it has grown and expanded significantly since the early work began. Many are not aware of this work - so that's why we began this blog. There's entire branches that are achieving great success...
What's your gifted student planning to achieve next year? Are there visions that you both share? Perhaps there are social, academic, or personal goals that you intend to achieve over summer, or perhaps even the next year or two. Is your family or staff geared up to help support them in their endeavors?
But can't we measure "grit" and avoid saying things like "that extra something?" I'm not sure about you, but the uncertainty of "something" can be overwhelming.
We have some exciting news! Here's an overview of what we do - and what we've accomplished.
Our instructors are on the slack community daily. That means you have access to us more than a typical teacher/student relationship.
Today I believe I’ve stumbled upon a thought every gifted student needs to remind themselves of quite regularly. I have been thinking about gifted students a lot and am continuously trying to identify where educational service gaps exist and what kind of resources will truly benefit these students and their families.
The declining resources, or inaccessibility of high-quality educational programs (i.e., rural students, financial costs) can be approached a number of ways.