News and Updates
The DIBELS Next® assessment is now Acadience™ Reading
October 17, 2018
The same assessment you know and trust from the authors of DIBELS® 6th edition and
DIBELS Next® is coming together with our entire family of assessments and educational
tools under a new name: Acadience™
For more details, read The DIBELS Next assessment is now Acadience Reading.
Exciting News from the Authors of DIBELS Next
August 30, 2018
In the coming months, we will be making some exciting announcements about our assessments, including a new name that better reflects our vision.
For more details, read Exciting News from the Authors of DIBELS Next.
Joint Statement on Resolution of Legal Proceedings
August 28, 2018
The University of Oregon (UO) and Dynamic Measurement Group (DMG) have amicably settled a dispute regarding the copyright and trademark ownership of the Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS) and Indicadores Dinámicos del Éxito en la Lectura (IDEL) assessments.
For more details, read the Joint Statement on Resolution of Legal Proceedings.
PELI (Pre-K) Early Release for the 2018-2019 School Year
June 11, 2018
Dynamic Measurement Group is pleased to announce an early release version of PELI® (Preschool Early Literacy Indicators) which will be available for research partners during the 2018-2019 school year. PELI is designed for preschool and pre-kindergarten students (ages 3 to 5) and assesses alphabet knowledge, vocabulary and oral language, phonological awareness, and listening comprehension. The assessment is given in a storybook format that will be familiar to most preschool students.
For details on the PELI Early Release, read our full announcement.
CARI (DIBELS 7-9) Research Release for the 2018-2019 School Year
May 29, 2018
The authors of DIBELS at Dynamic Measurement Group are pleased to announce the continued research release of CARI™: DIBELS 7-9 to research partners for the 2018-2019 school year. CARI stands for Content Area Reading Indicators and is a formative assessment for students in grades 7 to 9. The CARI is directly aligned with the Common Core Standards in Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies.
For details on the CARI Early Release, read our full announcement.
DIBELS Deep CFOL Available for the 2018-2019 School Year
May 21, 2018
Dynamic Measurement Group is pleased to announce the availability of DIBELS Deep CFOL (Comprehension, Fluency, Oral Language) for purchase from DMG at a special introductory price for the 2018-2019 school year.
A primary purpose and intended use of DIBELS Deep CFOL is to assist educators in (a) untangling the many possible reasons why a student may struggle with comprehension, and (b) better targeting interventions to those skill areas that support reading comprehension.
For details on DIBELS Deep CFOL, read our full announcement .
Acadience Math Early Release Continues for the 2018-2019 School Year
May 10, 2018
Dynamic Measurement Group is pleased to announce the continued early release of Acadience Math for research partners for the 2018-2019 school year. Acadience Math is aligned with the Common Core Standards in Mathematics, and consists of measures of Early Numeracy, Computation, and Concepts and Applications.
For details on the Acadience Math Early Release, read our full announcement.
IDAPEL Early Release for the 2018-2019 School Year
May 10, 2018
The authors of IDAPEL® at Dynamic Measurement Group are pleased to announce the early release of IDAPEL for research partners for the 2018-2019 school year. IDAPEL is a series of French-language formative assessments designed to assess the early literacy skills of students learning to read in French in grades K through 5. IDAPEL assesses the fundamental early reading skills of phonemic awareness, alphabetic principle, accuracy and fluency with connected text, and text comprehension.
For details on the IDAPEL Early Release, read our full announcement.
Announcing an additional category for Above Benchmark performance
October 11, 2016
The authors of DIBELS Next at Dynamic Measurement Group (DMG) recently released a new Above Benchmark level for DIBELS Next.
The benchmark goals and cut points for risk have not changed. The new Above Benchmark level provides a higher goal for which typical- and high-achieving students and schools can aim.
For details about the Above Benchmark category, read our full announcement .
Our Statement about the Official DIBELS Next Benchmark Goals
September 29, 2012
It has come to our attention that the University of Oregon/CTL data system recently released their own version of benchmark goals for DIBELS Next. Please note that the official DIBELS Next benchmark goals have not changed. The CTL-proposed benchmark goals do not come from the authors of DIBELS and we do not recommend using them. The goals proposed by CTL do not meet the DIBELS Next technical specifications for official benchmark goals.
Read more from a statement from the DIBELS Authors.
An Important Message from the Authors of DIBELS
May 22, 2012
Roland Good and Ruth Kaminski, Dynamic Measurement Group, the authors of DIBELS Next® and DIBELS® 6th Edition, want you to understand the benefits of the research-based DIBELS Next assessments for your students.
Read more from an important message from the authors of DIBELS.