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Efficient Learning for the Poor

By: Helen Abadzi

January 1, 2006

This report combines a comprehensive review of the problems and opportunities facing school systems in the poorest developing countries with the findings of cognitive neuroscience.

Instructional Time|Text and Materials|Teachers and teaching|Language of instruction|Parent and Community Involvement & Support|Education for All|Literacy

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Region: Global

Topics

  • Predictive Factors

Publication Type

  • Peer-reviewed Articles

Evaluation of an Early Childhood Preschool Program in Rural Bangladesh

By: Frances Aboud

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.

Pre-school|Nutrition|Parental and Community Involvement

Region - South Asia

Region: Bangladesh

Topics

  • Policy Issues

Publication Type

  • Peer-reviewed Articles

School, Teachers, and Education Outcomes in Developing Countries

By: Paul Glewwe, Michael Kremer

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.

School Enrollment|School Finance|School Reform|Teachers

Region - Global

Region: Global

Topics

  • Language of Instruction
  • Policy Issues

Publication Type

  • Policy Papers

In Their Own Language: Education For All

By: Penelope Bender, Nadine Dutcher, David Klaus, Jane Shore, Charlie Tesar

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.

Out-of School Children|Home Language|Language of instruction|Learning|Quality of Education|Bilingual Education

Region - Global

Region: Global

Topics

  • Language of Instruction

Publication Type

  • Reports

First Language First: Community-based Literacy Programmes for Minority Language Contexts in Asia

By: Asia-Pacific Programme of Education for All

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).

Mother Tongue|Bilingual|Policy|community involvement|Literacy

Topics

  • Teachers and Teaching

Publication Type

  • Peer-reviewed Articles

Effects of Ethnicity and Violent Content on Rubric Scores in Writing Samples

By: Marcia Davidson, Kenneth Howell, Patty Hoekema

July 1, 2000

Bias in teacher-scored student writing samples were examined in this exploratory study.

Teachers and teaching|Testing and Assessment

Region - North America

Region: United States

Topics

  • Predictive Factors

Publication Type

  • Reports

The Cognitive Foundations of Learning to Read: A Framework

By: Sebastian Wren

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.

Cognitive Framework

Region - North America

Region: United States

Topics

  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Text and Materials
  • Instructional Time

Publication Type

  • Reports

Report of the National Reading Panel: Teaching Children to Read

By: National Reading Panel

January 1, 2000

Region - North America

Region: United States

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