Behavioral Observation of Students in Schools
Overview: Easily monitor and record student’s behavior using your mobile device.To download the BOSS app, visit the Apple® or Android™ app store. This product can ONLY be purchased through the app store.
Age Range: Pre-K – 12
Administration: Smart phone application
Completion Time: Varies
Publication Date: 2013
The time-tested BOSS direct observation program is now available as a smart phone application, making it easier than ever for you to monitor students’ behavior. Backed by extensive research, the BOSS system provides reliable and valid data on specific problem areas—so that you can determine appropriate remediations to help students succeed.
Features & Benefits
Take advantage of this new app to help easily pinpoint areas for behavior remediation. Use this intuitive tool with grades pre-K through 12 to assist you in:
- Recording and tracking frequency of targeted positive and negative behaviors.
- Documenting a student’s active or passive engagement in activities.
- Tabulating data and emailing it to you for future use to help support a disability diagnoses
To download the BOSS app, visit the Apple® or Android™ app store
Click here to view the BOSS manual.
Conducting Systematic Behavioral Observations in Schools: Using BOSS App for iPhone and Android Webinar Recording
Presenter: Edward S. Shapiro, Ph.D
A brief discussion of the basic concepts of systematic direct observation will first be presented. A full explanation of the BOSS code, its categories and methods of data collection will be provided with an emphasis highlighting the use of the BOSS App available for iPhone and Android.
Date: Oct 15, 2013