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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Preparing for Successful Book Procurement - Session One

By: Bender, Penelope, de Haas, Roel, Hiebert, Linda, Muita, David

September 27, 2018

During this session attendees heard perspectives from industry experts engaged in publishing, printing, and distribution, as well as individuals providing advisory support to early grade reading programs and Ministries of Education.

Region: Global

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  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Parent & Community Involvement/Support
  • Emergent Literacy

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Universal Design for Learning to Help All Children Read: Promoting Literacy for Learners with Disabilities

By: Hayes, Anne

September 7, 2018

Literacy is a core component of daily life, yet in many countries students-especially those with disabilities-are not acquiring the literacy skills they need.

Region: Global

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

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Enabling Writers Creates Thousands of Books in Local Languages for Students in Six Countries

By: Lyimo, Aristarick

August 10, 2018

Approximately 387 million primary school children around the globe, many of whom are in school, cannot read proficiently. Access to low-cost materials in languages students understand is a major contributing factor.

Region: Global

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

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Demonstration of the Global Digital Library

By: Gundersen, Christer

August 7, 2018

This in-person and virtual event provided an introduction to the Global Digital Library (GDL), an initiative of the Global Book Alliance, led by the Norwegian Government, which aims to improve access to reading books by collecting high quality, openly licensed books and making them available onli

Region: Global

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  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Parent & Community Involvement/Support
  • Literacy Research in Central America and the Caribbean

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

La Red para la Alfabetización Inicial de Centroamérica y el Caribe (RedLEI)

By: Elvir, Dra. Ana Patricia

July 18, 2018

La Red para la Alfabetización Inicial de Centroamérica y el Caribe (RedLEI) La iniciativa regional para promover la investigación celebró una teleconferencia virtual el lunes 9 de abril de 2018.

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  • Testing and Assessment

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Early grade reading benchmarks: Methods, experiences and future directions

By: Simpson, Heather, Jukes, Matthew, Flores Rosales, Leslie, Thukral, Hetal

June 27, 2018

This in-person and virtual event, June 27, 2018, featured presentations and discussion around methods for identifying early grade reading (EGR) benchmarks, and experiences and outcomes to date using them.

Region: Global

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  • Teachers and Teaching

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

A Webinar: "Getting Early Grade Reading Right"

By: Manji, Sheila, Dowd, Amy Jo

June 20, 2018

On Monday, June 11, 2018 the Global Reading Network hosted a webinar by early childhood education expert, Sheila Manji, on “Getting

Region: Global

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

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

An Introduction to the Global Digital Library

By: N/A

June 12, 2018

A informational webinar, supported by U.S.

Region: Global

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  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Testing and Assessment
  • Text and Materials

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Experts Meeting on Literacy and Learning for Students with Disabilities

By: Jennae Bulat, Brent Elder, Gopal Mitra, Sue Swenson, Ann Turnbull, Jean Andrews, Julie Durando, Susan Copeland, Linda Mason, David McNaughton

May 1, 2018

This Experts Meeting discussed improving literacy learning outcomes for students with different types of disabilities and included panel discussions from experts in the field of literacy and learning for students with disabilities and from donors and international practitioners in education and i

Literacy|Learning|Students with Disabilities

Region - Global

Region: Global

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  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Text and Materials

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

The missing genre: Creating quality non-fiction books for the early grades

By: Pinto, Christabel

March 1, 2018

This presentation shares best practices in developing nonfiction texts in low-resourced contexts, sharing examples from Room to Read's experience developing 30 nonfiction titles in Tanzania.

Teaching and learning materials development

Region - Global

Region: Global

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