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).
What does DIBEL stand for?
DIBEL stands for Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy
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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.
Students were administered the Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS) in fall, winter, and spring; classroom environment was evaluated using the Early Language and Literacy Classroom Observation (ELLCO) in fall and spring.
We used the sixth edition of the Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS) to identify children "at-risk" for reading failure.
A few of the remedial programs reviewed include Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS), Fast ForWord, Lindamood-Bell, Visualizing and Verbalizing, Earobics, Read Naturally, and Language.