Based upon her DIBELS
performance and the indicated need for strategic reading support, Vanessa received a Tier 2 fluency based reading intervention from a reading specialist during the spring semester of first grade.
A summary of participant information including name, age, gender, school, and DIBELS
scores is given in Table 1.
Schools used an array of screening batteries at the beginning of year, though by far the most commonly used measures were DIBELS
Key words: English Language Learners (ELL), DIBELS
, Reading, Sensitivity, Specificity
The question is: Who does DIBELS
(rhymes with dribbles) belong to now?
In addition to Gwen's comment, only one other participant referred to feeling disenfranchised, and Gwen's comments only arose when she was directly asked about DIBELS
as a follow-up from her previous interview.
Three dependent measures were used to calculate phonological awareness and beginning reading skills: (a) DIBELS
PSF and (b) Nonsense Word Fluency (NWF) tasks, and (c) Oral Reading Fluency (ORF).
Keywords: reading assessment, DIBELS
, reading readiness, reading disability
Reading articles on DIBELS
was closely tied to the pre-service teachers' concerns or interests as they were very likely to use the assessment in their future classrooms.
(Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills) is published by the Center on Teaching and Learning at the University of Oregon; available at https://dibels.
The district had been using the DIBELS
(Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills) assessment tool, which can identify any literacy problems, and then applied for and received a five-year Alliance for School-Based Problem Solving grant for RTI interventions and resources across the district.
2003) followed students from kindergarten through second grade, comparing growth in reading skills, using the DIBELS
measures, of students receiving DI's RM with those in two other programs.