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

Developing effective and appropriate decodable and leveled books

By: Thompsen, Kerri

April 1, 2018

Appropriate design of reading materials facilitates the learning process, supports classroom instruction and promotes independent learning, provided that the content of the materials is appropriate for the context, as well as the age and reading level of the student.

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

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Balancing Linguistic and Contextual Factors: Lessons Learned from Supporting Reading in Three Alpha-Syllabic Script Languages

By: Ralaingita, Wendi, van Ginkel, Agatha

March 28, 2018

This presentation describes issues related to early grade reading instruction of alpha-syllabic languages.

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  • Language of Instruction

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Afghanistan language mapping research: Purpose, data collection issues, tools, and lessons learned

By: van Ginkel, Agatha, Ayari, Susan

March 23, 2018

This presentation describes a language mapping exercise conducted in Afghanistan. The exercise was conducted to inform the design and implementation of an early grade reading program.

EdData, Publications & Research

Region: Afghanistan

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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
  • Language
  • Teaching and learning materials

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Developing Early Grade Reading Materials in 11 Languages: Learning in Ghana

By: Miksic, Emily, Boakye-Yiadom, Felicia, Matthews, Mackenzie, Trudell, Barbara

March 1, 2018

This panel includes four presentations on the experience of designing teaching and learning materials to support the Ghana Learning early grade reading program:

1. Managing the writing process in 11 languages: Planning for quality and efficiency (Emily Miksic, FHI 360)

Ghana|Pedagogy|scope and sequence

Region - West Africa

Region: Ghana

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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

Negotiating language complexities and government policies for Khmer instruction

By: Pinto, Christabel

March 1, 2018

This presentation shares information about the experience, challenges, and lessons learned from Room to Read’s experience developing a new approach to reading instruction for the Khmer language for grades 1 and 2 in Cambodia.

Teaching and learning materials development|Pedogogy/instruction

Region - East Asia

Region: Cambodia

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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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