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January 1, 2006
A preschool program in rural Bangladesh was evaluated in terms of cognitive and social outcomes of children. The preschools provided a half-day program, 6 days a week, with free play, stories, and instruction in literacy and math.
January 1, 2006
About 80% of the world’s children live in developing countries. Their well-being as adults depends heavily on the education they receive.
June 1, 2005
Fifty percent of the world's out-of-school children live in communities where the language of schooling is rarely, if ever, used at home. This paper discusses the benefits of use of first language instruction.
January 1, 2005
This comprehensive report is the outcome of the Regional Workshop on Mother Tongue/Bilingual Literacy Programmes for Ethnic Minorities held in Kunming, China (May 2004).
Region: Australia, Burma, Cambodia, China, Cook Islands, Fiji, Indonesia, Kiribati, Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of, Laos, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam
July 1, 2000
Bias in teacher-scored student writing samples were examined in this exploratory study.
January 1, 2000
The Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL) built a framework of the cognitive foundations of learning to read, one that would organize and synthesize the cognitive research on reading acquisition.