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It's nearly the end of the school year here in Aus, which means end of year DIBELS testing. The joys!

My ASD kiddo simply does not 'get' timed testing. Our letter name fluency test today went like this:

Me: Ok, are you ready? Remember to try and read as fast as you can. We have one minute so we're going to try and be quick!

Kid: Yay! I can be really really quick!

Me: Great! Ready, set go! *starts timer*

Kid: G.....R.....A.....Hey look Miss M it's a ladybug *picks up passing ladybeetle*

Me: Ok, out the ladybeetle down. Keep going!

Kid: P.....S.....Miss M, did you know my tooth is wobbly?

Me: Yes, now keep going! What's next?

Kid: Is the tooth fairy real? Thomas says she isn't....

Me:

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Discussion Review (newest messages first)
TeacherPK6 10-22-2019 02:50 AM

Oh my gosh. While not hilarious, reading that was kind of hilarious because I can feel the pain! I wish whoever decided that these types of assessments were "appropriate" had to come in and assess a classroom worth of students!

ElizabethJoy 10-21-2019 08:39 PM

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Timed testing is so inappropriate
It's the worst. I hate that the data doesn't reflect what all of my students are capable of.

I actually liked DIBELS when I taught 3/4, but it has been a total headache for K. I may as well be giving some kids a pen and paper test for all I can learn from it
Sbkangas5 10-21-2019 07:22 PM

Amen, Zia! Dibels is horrible, and timed testing is ridiculous on every level for primary.

Zia 10-21-2019 07:04 PM

In my experience, that's ALL Kinders. Timed testing is so inappropriate. Makes me crazy. Also, I HATED DIEBELs.

ElizabethJoy 10-21-2019 06:47 PM

It's nearly the end of the school year here in Aus, which means end of year DIBELS testing. The joys!

My ASD kiddo simply does not 'get' timed testing. Our letter name fluency test today went like this:

Me: Ok, are you ready? Remember to try and read as fast as you can. We have one minute so we're going to try and be quick!

Kid: Yay! I can be really really quick!

Me: Great! Ready, set go! *starts timer*

Kid: G.....R.....A.....Hey look Miss M it's a ladybug *picks up passing ladybeetle*

Me: Ok, out the ladybeetle down. Keep going!

Kid: P.....S.....Miss M, did you know my tooth is wobbly?

Me: Yes, now keep going! What's next?

Kid: Is the tooth fairy real? Thomas says she isn't....

Me:




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