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This week, I wanted to share with you one way to make the students accountable for their progress. At the end of a data collection session, I give the student a progress chart (from Super Duper's Year 'Round Lifesavers & Timesavers (which apparently is not in publication anymore) and we chart how he did for that session. I draw a red line for his accuracy goal so he knows what he's aiming for, and color code which phase he's working on. He draws a line connecting the dots. If the student looks a little distressed because the line went down, I just reassure him that it will go back up next time. There are times when we don't do it, and the kids actually ask for it. Below is an example:
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