LeapFrog SchoolHouse has announced that its Link to Lessons program will align with the Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS) assessment. The Link to Lessons program is designed to enable teachers to plan individualized instruction with The Literacy Center, LeapFrog SchoolHouse's early literacy package. The Literacy Center is an interactive, multisensory curriculum that reinforces any basal reading programs in PreK-through-grade-2 classrooms, the announcement states.
The Link to Lessons program provides individualized instruction for students identified as "some risk" or "at risk." Students can then practice early literacy skills on LeapPad personal learning tools, the LeapMat learning surface, and other components of The Literacy Center. The Link to Lessons program also generates assessment reports in English or Spanish, which can be shared with parents. The DIBELS assessment evaluates kindergartners and first-graders in six areas: word use fluency, initial sound fluency, letter naming fluency, phoneme segmentation fluency, oral reading fluency, and nonsense word fluency. For each literacy skill, students are identified as "low risk," "some risk," or "at risk."
For more information on the Link to Lessons program and The Literacy Center, visit http://www.leapfrogschoolhouse.com.
Source: LeapFrog SchoolHouse, http://www.leapfrogschoolhouse.com