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Language Skills, Phonics, assessment

According to the Dibels Data System how effective is this assessment for grades k-3?

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Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills - An Assessment Tool for Early Reading Skills Development and Monitoring: A Review of DIBELS' Effectiveness

The Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS) are a set of standardized,
individually administered measures of early literacy development. They are designed to be short
(one minute) fluency measures used to regularly monitor the development of pre-reading and
early reading skills.

The measures were developed upon the essential early literacy domains discussed in both the
National Reading Panel (2000) and National Research Council (1998) reports to assess student
development of phonological awareness, alphabetic understanding, and automaticity and fluency
with the code. Each measure has been thoroughly researched and demonstrated to be reliable and valid indicators of early literacy development and predictive ...

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Language Skills, Phonics, assessment