DIBELS 6th Edition Benchmark Goals

UO-CTL researchers have analyzed data from a representative sample of schools, resulting in new recommendations for DIBELS 6th Edition benchmark goals. The new and improved goals more consistently identify students who need additional support to become proficient readers. We have prepared this comparison guide so you can see how the goals have changed.

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Technical Reports

Smolkowski, K. & Cummings, K., D. (2016). Evaluation of the DIBELS (6th Edition) diagnostic system for the selection of native and proficient English speakers at risk of reading difficulties. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 34(2), 103-118. doi:10.1177/0734282915589017

Cummings, K. D., Otterstedt, J., Kennedy, P. C., Baker, S. K., & Kame'enui, E. J. (2011). DIBELS Data System: 2009-2010 Percentile Ranks for DIBELS 6th Edition Benchmark Assessments (Technical Report 1102). Eugene, OR: University of Oregon. Center on Teaching and Learning.

HiFi™ Reading

HiFi Reading is a tablet-based app that facilitates the administration, scoring, and management of DIBELS 6th Edition assessments.