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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Early Grade Reading/Math Assessment Webinar Oct. 25, 2017

By: Dubeck, Margaret (Peggy), Stern, Jonathan MB

October 25, 2017

The Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA) is an open-source tool that measures some of the foundational skills needed for literacy acquisition.

Region - Global

Region: Global

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

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

New Evidence on the Impacts of Reading & Literacy

By: Patrinos, Dr. Harry, Crouch, Dr. Luis, Bernard, Dr. Jean-Marc

October 13, 2017

Sixty people attended a panel discussion on October 13, 2017 featuring noted education experts Dr. Harry Patrinos of the World Bank and Dr. Luis Crouch of RTI International.

Region - Global

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

Webinar: Understanding How Math Supports Reading, Pt 2

By: Tendolkar, Meera

September 28, 2017

The second Global Reading Network webinar for the month of August 2017, held on the 31st, featured Meera Tendolkar of the Pratham Education Foundation who described how her organization's Learning Camp program in India helps young students improve their basic reading and math skills.

Region: India

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  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Testing and Assessment
  • Emergent Literacy

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Webinar: Understanding How Math Supports Reading, Pt 1

By: Platas, Linda, Sitabkhan, Yasmin, Sugrue, Mary

August 9, 2017

Math + Reading = a powerful educational combination. The August 2017 Global Reading Network (GRN) webinars examine how math supports reading -  and vice versa.

Region: Global

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  • Teachers and Teaching

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Webinar: Reading in Fragile States, Part 2

By: Smith, Kimberly Dr., Maheen, Shahida, Bozdar, Daman

July 19, 2017

Violence. Exclusion. War. These are just some of the situations children in fragile states face. July's Global Reading Network webinar series spotlights the critical issue of how to teach children to read in such difficult environments.

Region - North Africa, Middle East

Region: Global, Pakistan

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  • Teachers and Teaching

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Webinar: Reading in Fragile States, Part 1

By: Hirsch-Ayari, Susan, Sinclair, Margaret

July 5, 2017

As part of its ongoing efforts to provide members of the Community of Practice with valuable professional development information, the Global Reading Network (GRN) offered two webinars in July 2017 spotlighting the topic of early grade reading in fragile states

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

Webinar: Disabilities in Reading Pt 2

By: Graham, Natasha, Rhodes, Rebecca

June 21, 2017

This webinar, sponsored by the Global Reading Network, allowed participants to discuss local level opportunities and challenges for implementing programs for children who have disabilities in reading. Presentations were given by Natasha Graham from UNICEF and Rebecca Rhodes from USAID.

Region: Global

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  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Instructional Time
  • Parent & Community Involvement/Support

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

GRN Webinar: Disabilities in Reading Pt 1

By: Josa, Joshua, Dr. Vinopol, Corinne, Dr. Solum, Kristina, Hoekstra, Nicholas

June 7, 2017

As part of its ongoing efforts to provide members of the Community of Practice with valuable professional development information, the Global Reading Network (GRN) offered two webinars in June 2017 spotlighting the topic of disabilities in early grade reading, which is becoming an increasingly im

Region: Global

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  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Text and Materials
  • Information and Communication Technology

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Webinar: e-Materials & Technology in Reading 05.24.17

By: Lewis, Carrie, Pappu, Nagaraju, Kothari, Brij, Bloome, Anthony

May 24, 2017

Explore the opportunities and challenges for e-Materials and Technology in India and Zambia. Your guides: Carrie Lewis, Sr. Project Dir., EDC-Zambia; and Nagaraju Pappu EkStep's Chief Learning Scientist in India.

Region: Global, Zambia, India

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  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Text and Materials
  • Information and Communication Technology

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Webinar: e-Materials & Technology in Reading 05.10.17

By: Lowe, Zev, Shah, Purvi, Zavala, Melody

May 10, 2017

GRN's May 2017 webinar series looks at a timely topic: e-Materials & Technology. Panelists are: Zev Lowe, Senior Director of Global Insights at Worldreader; Purvi Shah, Head of Digital Projects at Pratham Books; and Melody Zavala, Director of Books for Asia at The Asia Foundation.

Region: Global

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