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  • Teacher assessment; Training and professional development – teachers
  • Teaching and learning 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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  • Language

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Are you bilingual? Unpacking "language" in language mapping in Mozambique

By: Nakamura, Pooja, Rai, Nisha, Davis, Dustin, Carson, Kaitlin, Blankenbeckler, Corrie

March 1, 2018

Language ability is at the core of learning to read. There is limited data on the oral language proficiency (OLP) of children in Mozambique. To fill this gap, this study measured OLP in all languages children claimed to speak in Nampula and Zambezia provinces.

Language ability|unpacking language mapping|Mozambique

Region: Mozambique

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  • Teacher assessment; Training and professional development – teachers
  • Teaching and learning materials

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Getting Books into Schools: Expanding Book Track and Trace Initiatives

By: John Snow, Inc., Education Development Center, Creative Associates International

February 22, 2018

The All Children Reading team, Global Reading Network and Global Book Alliance will be advocating heavily around the issue of book hunger this year, particularly reducing wastage and leakages as children, parents and teachers await their books at schools.

Region: Global

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  • Teaching and learning materials
  • Policy and finance

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Creative Commons Workshop Training

By: Jacob, Meredith, Girod, Gayle, Rhodes, Rebecca

December 11, 2017

Have you ever needed guidance on how to apply Creative Commons licensing to a new early grade reading program teacher's guide? Or wondered how to properly attribute text adapted from an existing resource for your student reader?

Region: Global

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  • Teacher assessment; Training and professional development – teachers
  • Language
  • Teaching and learning materials

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

The Enabling Writers Workshop Experience in Nigeria

By: Liman, Audu, Malgwi, Dr. Grace, Gandu, Dr. Garba, Ahmed, Salisu

November 29, 2017

Lessons Learned from a Structured, Leveled and Decoadable Book-Writing Program Using Bloom Software - The Enabling Writers Workshop Experience in Nigeria

Region: Nigeria

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  • Teacher assessment; Training and professional development – teachers
  • Assessment and testing

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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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  • Teacher assessment; Training and professional development – teachers
  • Assessment and testing
  • Teaching and learning 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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  • Teacher assessment; Training and professional development – teachers

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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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  • Teacher assessment; Training and professional development – teachers

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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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  • Teacher assessment; Training and professional development – teachers
  • Teaching and learning materials
  • 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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