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Topics

  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Language of Instruction
  • Testing and Assessment

Publication Type

  • Working Papers

Getting Early Grade Reading Right: A case for investing in quality early childhood education programs

By: Manji, Sheila

June 1, 2018

This paper builds on the Landscape Report on Early Grade Literacy 1, which outlined the evidence base for how children learn to read and understand text.

Early childhood education programs

Region - Global

Region: Global

Topics

  • Language of Instruction

Publication Type

  • Peer-reviewed Articles

ASL and English bilingual Shared Book Reading: An exploratory intervention for signing deaf children

By: Ju Lee Wolsey, M. Diane Clark, Jean F. Andrews

January 1, 2018

A feasibility study was conducted to test a storybook intervention to increase early reading skills of 25 young signing deaf children of ages 4-9 in grades K through third grade. The children had wide ranges of hearing losses, non-verbal IQs, and signing skills.

Pedagogy|Pedagogy/instruction|deaf students|sign language

Region - North America

Region: United States

Topics

  • Teachers and Teaching

Publication Type

  • Reading Program

Malawi NRP Std 1 Chichewa Teacher's Guide

By: N/A

June 1, 2017

This reading programme aims to improve early grade learners' literacy skills.

Region: Malawi

Topics

  • Teachers and Teaching

Publication Type

  • Teacher Training Facilitator's Guide

Malawi National Reading Programme: STD 1 Teacher Training Facilitator’s Guide

By: N/A

April 3, 2017

Central to achieving the goal of early grade leaerners' literacy skills is building teachers' capacity to teach foundational reading skills that are key for successful reading and comprehension abilities needed for learning content across the curriculum.

Region: Malawi

Topics

  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Testing and Assessment
  • Emergent Literacy

Publication Type

  • Reports

The Landscape Report on Early Grade Literacy Skills

By: Kim, Young-Suk Grace, Boyle, Helen N, Simmons Zuilkowski, Stephanie , Nakamura, Pooja

January 9, 2017

The goal of this landscape report is to review and summarize available empirical evidence on early grade literacy acquisition and instruction in developing countries.

Landscape Report|Landscape Report on Early Grade|Literacy|Early Grade Literacy

Region - Global

Region: Global

Topics

  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Language of Instruction
  • Parent & Community Involvement/Support

Publication Type

  • Peer-reviewed Articles

Literacy instruction in primary level deaf education in China

By: Qiuying Wang, Jean F. Andrews

January 1, 2017

The national policy in deaf education in Mainland China primarily focuses on oral/aural instruction and hearing rehabilitation. The curriculum in primary grades is specifically structured on speech and hearing skills for language development.

deaf|deaf students|Literacy|deaf students literacy

Region - East Asia

Region: China

Topics

  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Testing and Assessment
  • Parent & Community Involvement/Support

Publication Type

  • Reports
  • Program Evaluations

Literacy Boost in Rwanda: Impact Evaluation of a 2-year Randomized Control Trial

By: Friedlander, Elliott; Goldenberg, Claude, Contributing authors: Michael Tusiime, Saima Malik, Sen Zhou, Angela Sun, Catherine Galloway, Nicole Arshan, Sofia Cozzolino, Avrile Pacifique Niyibizi, Richard Germond

September 6, 2016

This report presents findings from a two year randomized control trial of Save the Children's Literacy Boost intervention in Rwanda.  Literacy Boost provides regular, in-service teacher training on effective practices in early primary literacy instruction.

Literacy Ecology|Community Engagement|Education for All|Randomized Control Trial|Learning|Literacy|Reading|Policy Issues|Literacy Boost

Region - East South Africa

Region: Rwanda

Topics

  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Text and Materials
  • Instructional Time

Publication Type

  • Training Manual

Malawi National Reading Programme Training Manual for Chichewa Standard 1

By: N/A

August 1, 2016

The government of Malawi, through the MoEST, with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Department for International Development (DFID) is implementing a National Reading Program (NRP).

Region: Malawi

Topics

  • Testing and Assessment

Publication Type

  • Reports

Understanding What Works in Oral Reading Assessments

By: N/A

June 20, 2016

UNESCO Ebook Examines Understanding What Works in Oral Reading Assessments

Reading|Oral Reading|Assessment|Literacy|early grade reading

Region - Global

Region: Global

Topics

  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Testing and Assessment
  • Emergent Literacy

Publication Type

  • Working Papers

Foundational Learning in the Global Education Agenda

By: Shawar, Yusra, Ph.D., Shiffman, Jeremy , Ph.D.

May 23, 2016

Over the past quarter century an effort to prioritize child learning outcomes and in particular literacy and numeracy—what we term the ‘foundational learning agenda’—has gradually gained traction in the global education field.

Literacy|Numeracy|Foundational Learning

Region - North America

Region: United States

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