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Bridging the Gap:
Bringing DIBELS Data to Instruction

Connect your DIBELS Data to Instruction to Meet EOY Reading Goals

Tuesday, April 25 – Wednesday, April 26  |  
Grand Rapids, MI 

Join Susan L. Hall Ed.D., 95 Percent Group and Stephanie A. Stollar Ph.D.,
ynamic Measurement Group, for two days of collaborative learning. 

         Topics include: 
  • Making the most of DIBELS reports
  • Implementing hands-on strategies for providing intervention for phonological awareness and phonics
  • Teaching Blending to students whose NWF-WWR is below benchmark
  • Practicing instructional strategies to teach hands-on phonics using manipulatives and multisyllable decoding
  • Expanding vocabulary through morphemes
  • Measuring progress with DIBELS

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DIBELS Data to Instruction

Upcoming Professional Development

Register NOW for our 2017 Spring Public Workshops

Practical Strategies to Accelerate Achievement through RTI  



Phoenix, AZ

March 29-30

Des Moines, IA

April 4-5

Download Your Complimentary Phoneme Substitution ScreenerPhoneme Substitution Screener
Mastering Phoneme Substitution

David Kilpatrick (2015)* says that phonemic manipulation skills continue to develop through 4th grade and that most curricula and assessments stop monitoring phonemic awareness in 1st grade. 

Advanced phonemic awareness skills are essential for learning unfamiliar words. Because of the need to ensure that your students have mastered this critical skill, 95 Percent Group is providing a complimentary Phoneme Substitution Screener.

Phoneme substitution is the top level of phoneme manipulation and is critical for reading success.  
Our screener is designed to determine if students in grades 1-4 have mastered phoneme substitution.

 *Kilpatrick, D. (2015). Essentials of Assessing, Preventing, and Overcoming Reading Difficulties (NJ: Wiley).

Here's what past participants had to say after attending Bridging the Gap: Bringing DIBELS Data to Instruction.

Loved the connection from data to instruction.  So much info!     
     - Reading Specialist, K-6

Enjoyed learning how to look at specific DIBELS indicators and apply specific intervention skills
     - Intervention Teacher, 1-6

Too many take-aways to list! Looking at the data deeply to guide intervention will help our students.
     - Principal TK-6

All of it!  Your knowledge is amazing. Loved the analogies and direct teaching.
     - SPED Teacher K-6

Learned how to effectively use DIBELS data to group students and how to teach those groups. Amazing!
     - Intervention Specialist, K-5

We use DIBELS extensively and are beginning to implement 95 Percent Group materials, so everything I learned was on point!
     - Reading Coach, K-5

This session helped me understand how to use DIBELS data in a more meaningful way and to teach along a continuum to meet student needs. 
     - First Grade Teacher

It was great and engaging!
     -  DIBELS Coach, K-3

Learning to interpret, discuss and connect data to hands-on instructional strategies was great.
     - District Instructional Coach, TK-6

2016 R.E.A.D. Award Winner

Congratulations to Principal Pat Hensley of Wewoka Elementary School, Wewoka, Oklahoma, this year's R.E.A.D Award winner.

               READ Award Snip