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  • Scaling Up/Scalability
  • Numeracy

Publication Type

  • Briefs

USAID Partnership for Education: Learning

By:

May 7, 2020

The USAID Ghana Partnership for Education: Learning activity developed a phonics-based reading program that will provide evidence-based tools and strategies for imp

Educational Improvement

Region - West Africa

Region: Ghana

Topics

  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Language of Instruction
  • Text and Materials

Publication Type

  • Working Papers

Open Licensing of Primary Grade Reading Materials: Considerations and Recommendations

By: Cozzolino, Sofia, Green, Cable

November 13, 2019

The objective of this paper is to provide information on copyright and open licensing to the diverse stakeholders involved in reading improvement programs, particularly those supported by USAID.

Region: Global

Topics

  • Emergent Literacy

Publication Type

  • Reports

Ending Learning Poverty: What Will it Take?

By:

October 16, 2019

In recent years, it has become clear that many children around the world are not learning to read proficiently. As a major contributor to human capital deficits, the learning crisis undermines sustainable growth and poverty reduction.

learning crisis

Region: Global

Topics

  • Language of Instruction
  • Testing and Assessment

Publication Type

  • Working Papers

Multilingual Assessment of Early Child Development: Analyses from Repeated Observations of Children in Kenya

By: Knauer, Heather A., Kariger, Patricia, Jakiela, Pamela, Ozier, Owen, Fernald, Lia C.H.

October 3, 2019

In many low- and middle-income countries, young children learn a mother tongue or indigenous language at home before entering the formal education system where they will need to understand and speak a country’s official language(s).

early childhood education

Region: Kenya

Topics

  • Numeracy
  • Pedagogy/Instruction

Publication Type

  • Working Papers
  • Policy Papers

Instructional Strategies for Mathematics in the Early Grades

By: Sitabkhan, Yasmin, Evans, Norma, Ngware, Moses, Platas, Linda, Davis, Jeff, Ketterlin-Geller, Leanne, Perry, Lindsey, Ralaingita, Wendi, Srikantaiah, Deepa, Earnest, Darrell, Lutfeali, Shirin, Pinto, Christabel, Smith, Kristy

October 1, 2019

This document is intended for program and curriculum experts interested in implementing evidence-based early grade mathematics programs.

Region: Global

Topics

  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Testing and Assessment

Publication Type

  • Working Papers

Assessment to Inform Instruction: Formative Assessment

By: Kim, Young-Suk, Davidson, Marcia

June 19, 2019

Our goal in this paper is to provide an overview of assessment for learning, commonly called formative assessment. Among several different types of assessment, formative assessment most directly informs instructional practice.

Formative assessment

Region: Global

Topics

  • Emergent Literacy

Publication Type

  • Briefs

How Playful Learning Can Help Leapfrog Progress Education

By: Winthrop, Rebecca, Ziegler, Lauren , Handa, Rhea, Fakoya, Foluyinka

April 9, 2019

Education that allows students to leap forward in learning should incorporate experimentation and iteration, helping students make meaning of what they are learning, and engage with others in doing so.

Student-centered Pedagogy

Region: Global

Topics

  • Scaling Up/Scalability
  • Numeracy

Publication Type

  • Briefs

Global Numeracy Ripples: Impacts and influence beyond the scope and scale of individual projects

By: Schubert, Heidi, Castillo, Gustavo, Eversmann, Eric, Lutfeali, Shirin, Tibbetts, Patricia

March 23, 2019

Around the world, Save the Children education teams are leveraging the experience they have gained through math program implementation to engage public, private and civil society actors in the common cause to strengthen math programs and the culture of numeracy in their countries, reaching more t

Community of Practise

Region: Global

Topics

  • Scaling Up/Scalability

Publication Type

  • Briefs

Global Literacy Ripples: Impacts and influence beyond the scope and scale of individual projects

By: Schubert, Heidi, Castillo, Gustavo, Eversmann, Eric, Lutfeali, Shirin, Tibbetts, Patricia

March 23, 2019

Around the world, Save the Children education teams are leveraging the experience they have gained through literacy program implementation to engage public, private and civil society actors in the common cause to strengthen reading programs and the culture of reading in their countries, reaching

Region: Global

Topics

  • Teachers and Teaching

Publication Type

  • Working Papers
  • Policy Papers

Coaching in Early Grade Reading Programs: Evidence, Experiences and Recommendations

By: Pflepsen, Alison

March 1, 2019

Providing ongoing support to teachers in their classrooms is critically important to achieving global goals to improve education.

Coaching|Program Design and Implementation|Teacher Professional Development

Region: Global

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