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What does DIBELS stand for?

DIBELS stands for Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills


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Keywords: reading assessment, DIBELS, reading readiness, reading disability ********** The Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS; Good & Kaminski, 2002) is used as a screening tool by more than 15,000 school districts, according to the official DIBELS site (DIBELS Data Systems, 2012).
Comparing two very different assessments--the Observation Survey of Early Literacy Achievement (Clay, 2002) and the Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills Next (Good & Kaminski, 2011)--Afflerbach explores form and content variation in early reading assessments, and how such assessments influence educators' views of their students' capabilities and instructional needs.
Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS[TM]) assessments over the past two years indicate that more than 51 percent of kindergarteners have shown improvement in letter naming fluency and phoneme segmentation fluency, which are key indicators of reading success.