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Bridging the Gap Workshop:
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.,
D
ynamic Measurement Group, for two days of collaborative learning. 

         Topics include: 
  • DIBELS
  • 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

   Register online     Click here for more information 

DIBELS Data to Instruction

Register Now for our Fall Workshops
2017-2018 PUBLIC WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

The Road to Results:
Practical Strategies to Accelerate Achievement through RTI/MTSS  

Nashville, TN
K-1     Thursday, September 28, 2017
Phoenix Public Workshop2-5     Friday, September 29, 2017

K-1     Thursday, February 1, 2018
2
-5     Friday, February 2, 2018

Lawrence, KS   Registration info coming soon
K-1     Tuesday, November 2, 2017
2-5     Wednesday, November 3, 2017

 
Phoenix, AZ

K-1     Tuesday, November 7, 2017
2-5     Wednesday, November 8, 2017

K-1     Tuesday, February 20, 2018
2-5     Wednesday, February 21, 2018


Harrisburg, PA
K-1     Tuesday, November 14, 2017
2-5     Wednesday, November 15, 2017
 
K-1     Tuesday, March 6, 2018
2-5     Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Questions?  Contact us at workshops@95percentgroup.com.
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CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016 R.E.A.D. Award Winner

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

               READ Award Snip                                                                                                                                                                                    

Here's what past participants had to say after attending the workshop: 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

Have your students mastered Phoneme Substitution?

Download our Phoneme Substitution Screener to find out!

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 ScreenerPhoneme 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).