DIBELVEC: A Word for Our Time
Pre-Dibelvec indicates “prior to,” “in advance of,” “early,” “beforehand,” “before,” “in front of,” meaning that kindergarten is way too late for rigorous and rigid phonics skills (as in preschool; prewar).
Origin: The term is derived from pseudoscientific DIBELS® and from the French avec, "dibbled with."
Word first used by Susan Ohanian, June 24, 2009, with no success at getting anyone to refrain from its practice and tyrannical objectives.
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