positive behavior support Celebrating 30 years

30 Ways to Track Behavior

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Here are 30 ways to keep track of challenging and replacement behaviors:

  1. Tally marks
  2. Shading grid sheets
  3. Checklists
  4. Journal entries
  5. Voice memos
  6. Apps
  7. Video recordings
  8. Audio recordings
  9. Moving magnets
  10. Transferring change from pockets
  11. Gate counter
  12. Permanent products
  13. Pace count beads
  14. Marbles in jar
  15. Stopwatch
  16. Rating scales
  17. Measuring additions
  18. Post-it notes
  19. Stickers
  20. Random spot-checks
  21. Color section of picture
  22. Ping pong balls in vase
  23. Checkmarks on calendar
  24. Token economy coupons
  25. Punch cards
  26. Puzzle pieces to picture
  27. Popping bubble wrap
  28. Adding blocks to tower
  29. Fitness tracker
  30. When all else fails, write on arm

Remember, find a way to collect information that is practical for your setting but accurate.