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Utah Approved Acadience Reading K–6 with Acadience® Learning Online

Acadience Learning, an approved vendor for assessment and data management in Utah, has a new platform to introduce you to— Acadience Learning Online (ALO). Learn how Acadience Reading K-6 on ALO supports Utah’s K-6 educators in the critical area of reading assessment. Watch the video to see Acadience Reading K-6 assessment available in the new digital and dynamic platform that will transform how Utah educators administer, score, and engage with student assessment data.

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Expand Your Options for State Funded Reading Assessments

Acadience Learning, an approved vendor for data management services in Utah, has a new data system to introduce to districts — Acadience Learning Online (ALO). ALO is a flexible data system that offers both manual entry of Acadience assessment data and/or digital assessment using touch enabled devices. This new platform provides efficiency in administration and scoring of Acadience assessments well as data management and reporting so educators can spend more time using data to inform instructional decisions for their students. Whether you assess students using paper and pencil or digitally using the online platform, ALO allows Utah educators to immediately engage Acadience data through its dynamic data dashboard. It is the only online platform designed by the original authors of Acadience assessments, Dr. Roland Good and Dr. Ruth Kaminski. It aligns to their vision for how assessment data should be used to empower educators to take action.

In this webinar, you will learn:

  • How Acadience Reading K-6 measures are administered using ALO
  • How ALO is different than other data systems
  • How ALO supports instant data visualization
  • How to engage Acadience Reading K-6 data through the dashboard and data views to plan instruction and intervention
  • How Pathways of Progress goal setting is supported in ALO


New Year, New Name, Same Assessment: What Happened to DIBELS Next?

The assessment you knew as DIBELS Next has acquired a new name: Acadience Reading K–6. Join Alisa Dorman, chief operating officer and vice president of strategic partnerships at Acadience Learning Inc., and education expert Kristen Biadasz of Lexia Learning as they present on why the name changed and discuss how Acadience Reading and its product family are the only assessments developed by authors Dr. Roland Good III and Dr. Ruth Kaminski. Find out how Acadience assessments can be used to support data-driven instructional decisions and improve student outcomes in Utah.

During this podcast, presenters discuss:

  • Why assessments are so crucial this school year
  • What types of assessments and tools truly support student learning
  • Why research matters when implementing assessments
  • What really happened with DIBELS Next
  • What you can look forward to in 2021 from authors Dr. Good and Dr. Kaminski

About the Authors

Powerful and Practical Assessments
by Renowned Researchers

For more than 25 years, Dr. Roland Good and Dr. Ruth Kaminski* have committed their careers to creating assessments and tools that help educators improve outcomes for students and schools. Acadience Learning is a culmination of ongoing research and development with consistent researchers.

*Drs. Good and Kaminski are not associated with any new measures under the DIBELS name, such as DIBELS 8th Edition. The product known as DIBELS 6th Edition is no longer available from Acadience Learning or Voyager Sopris Learning.

Roland Good

Dr. Roland Good

Ruth Kaminski

Dr. Ruth Kaminski

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To learn more about how Acadience Reading K–6 and ALO can support Utah educators, please contact:

Hilary Myers

Hilary Myers
Account Manager
O: 214.932.9391

Dexter Morris

Dexter Morris
Account Executive
O: 214.932.9316

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