This video shows how to administer the Diagnostic Assessment of Reading (DAR) to a potential STAR student to determine the appropriate level of instruction for alphabetics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension.

Anna Fernandez-Buehrens is the DAR administrator and Rosemarie Cole is the student at the Notre Dame Education Center in Dorchester, MA.

Select the play button below to view the video. You can view a full screen version of the video here.

STAR Sample DAR Administrations: Part One from SABES/ACLS on Vimeo.

Topic Area
EBRI (Evidence-Based Reading Instruction)
STAR (STudent Achievement in Reading)
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Resource Type
PD Center
SABES English Language Arts Curriculum & Instruction PD Center