Category Archives: Visual display of data

Why the world needs celeration

One of the major contributions Precision Teaching (PT) has made lies in a standard measurement unit called celeration. It makes sense a measurement unit would rise to the top of the achievement list because Precision Teaching itself is a measurement … Continue reading

Posted in Celeration, measurement, Standard Celeration Chart, Visual display of data | 2 Comments

Cumulative Record >>> Standard Celeration Chart

Ogden Lindsley always gave credit to his mentor B. F. Skinner for two important components of Precision Teaching: rate of responding and the cumulative recorder (Lindsley, 1971, 1991a, 1991b). (From http://precisionteaching.pbworks.com/) The cumulative recorder helped Skinner discover laws of behavior. … Continue reading

Posted in Celeration, science, Standard Celeration Chart, Uncategorized, Visual display of data | 2 Comments

Counts and visual displays

The following figure shows counts of behavior and portrays those counts graphically in sets. The counts can represent any learner behavior the teacher may wish to measure (e.g., interrupting a conversation, volunteering to do a classroom chore, writing antonyms or … Continue reading

Posted in Celeration, measurement, Standard Celeration Chart, Visual display of data | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The king of all time-series visual displays

How do we know if the behavior we measured change across time? We display it visually. We have two broad choices for time-series visual graphics: arithmetically scaled and ratio scaled line charts. Each chart displays the behavior and can tell … Continue reading

Posted in measurement, Precision Teaching, Standard Celeration Chart, Visual display of data | 1 Comment