easyCBM Reading

easyCBM Reading is an assessment for students grades K-6 that can be used for universal screening and progress monitoring. The assessment contains eight curriculum-based measures and is consistent with a Response to Intervention (RTI) model. easyCBM Reading is designed to be administered three times per year to assess early literacy development and progress.

Content

Topics
Comprehension,
Fluency,
Phonics,
Phonological Awareness,
Risk Indicator,
Vocabulary
Grades
Kindergarten,
1st Grade,
2nd Grade,
3rd Grade,
4th Grade,
5th Grade,
6th Grade
Languages
English
Respondent
Student

Administration Information

Length
Vocabulary subtest: 10-15 minutes, CCSS Reading & MCRC subtests: 20-30 minutes Letter Names, Letter Sounds, Phoneme Segmentation, Word Reading Fluency, and Passage Reading Fluency subtests (administered individually): 5-10 minutes
Price

Testing materials are free to download: https://dibels.uoregon.edu/assessment/index/material/; or $2 per student for DIBELS Data System, student reports, data management

Training
Online and on-site training available
Qualifications
Not specified
Group/Individual
Group,
Individual
Administration
Paper,
Computer

Access and Use

Contact

800-323-9540

Peer-Reviewed Study Citations

Duesbery, L., Braun-Monegan, J., Werblow, J., & Braun, D. (2012). Practical Issues in Field Based Testing of Oral Reading Fluency at Upper Elementary Grades. Studies in Educational Evaluation, 38, 121–126. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.stueduc.2012.09.002

Psychometrics

Scoring
Computer scoring,
Manual scoring
Referencing
Norm-referenced
Open Access
Yes
Used in Peer-Reviewed Research
Yes
Psychometric Citations

Alonzo, J. & Anderson, D. (2018). Classification accuracy of the easyCBM kindergarten – grade 2 reading measures. (Technical Report No. 1801). Eugene, OR: Behavioral Research and Teaching, University of Oregon. Retrieved from: http://www.brtprojects.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/TechRpt_1801Class…

Nese, J.F.T., Anderson, D., Irvin, P. S., & Alonzo, J. (2018). In-Brief: Reliability of the slope of the easyCBM® reading measures. (Technical Report No. 1803). Eugene, OR: Behavioral Research and Teaching, University of Oregon. Retrieved from: http://www.brtprojects.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/TechRpt_1803Relia…

Wray, K., Lai, C. F., Sáez. L., Alonzo, J., Tindal, G. (2014). easyCBM beginning reading measures: Grades K-1 alternate form reliability and criterion validity with the SAT-10 (Technical Report No. 1403). Eugene, OR: Behavioral Research and Teaching, University of Oregon. Retrieved from: http://www.brtprojects.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/TechRpt1403.pdf

Guerreiro, M., Alonzo, J., Tindal, G. (2014). Internal consistency of the easyCBM CCSS reading measures grades K-8 (Technical Report No. 1407). Eugene, OR: Behavioral Research and Teaching, University of Oregon. Retrieved from: http://www.brtprojects.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/TechRpt1407.pdf

Alonzo, J., Park, B. J., & Tindal, G. (2013). Examining the internal structure of the easyCBM reading measures, grades K-5 (Technical Report No. 1302). Eugene, OR: Behavioral Research and Teaching, University of Oregon. Retrieved from: http://www.brtprojects.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/TechRpt1302.pdf

Technical Reports. (n.d.). Retrieved December 12, 2018, from http://www.brtprojects.org/publications/technical-reports/; Alonzo, J. (2016). The Relation between easyCBM and Smarter Balanced Reading and Mathematics Assessments. Journal of School Administration Research and Development, 1(1), 17–35.