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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Designing and Implementing Early Grade Reading Assessments: Understanding the Basics

By: RTI International

March 2, 2015

The workshop "Designing and Implementing Early Grade Reading Assessments: Understanding the Basics" was facilitated by RTI technical staff March 2nd-March 4th, 2015. The three-day workshop included 11 sessions for in-room and online participants.

EGRA|Workshop|early grade reading

Region: Global

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  • Mathematics/Numeracy

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Activity Based Math Program

By: K. Vaijayanthi

January 7, 2015

Happy New Year! The first numeracy webinar in 2015 discusses an early grade mathematics program from a non-governmental organization in Karnataka, India.

Numeracy Webinar|Numeracy

Region: India

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  • Parent & Community Involvement/Support

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Parent and Community Support for Early Grade Reading

By: Yvonne Cao, Aparna Ramesh

December 11, 2014

This December workshop and webinar, hosted by The Global Reading Network in collaboration with USAID, focuses on the importance of parental and community involvement research in early grade reading.

Parental and Community Involvement|Parents|early grade reading|Community Engagement

Region: Global

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  • Policy and finance

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

How to Support Numeracy Learning in Low Income Countries?

By: Bill Atweh

December 3, 2014

This webinar is based on the findings of a report on numeracy in low-income countries. The presentation will argue that while it is possible and essential to learn from the experience and evidence produced in one context, uncritically generalizing across contexts is counter-productive.

Numeracy|Numeracy Webinar|Policy

Region: Global

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  • Policy and finance
  • Mathematics/Numeracy

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Reporting on the Landscape Review of mNumeracy in Early Grades in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

By: Garth Spencer-Smith, Nicky Roberts, Anuragini Nagar

November 5, 2014

Wondering what's going on in mNumeracy around the world? Speakers from Ukufunda Education Consulting and Kelello Consulting present key findings of the landscape review of mNumeracy in early grades in low- and middle-income countries released in October. Sesame Street’s mNumeracy project Play 'n Learn which contributed to the research is also presented.

Numeracy|Policy|Numeracy Webinar

Region: Global

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  • Mathematics/Numeracy

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Sesame Street: Promoting Early Math for Little Learners Around the World

By: Abigail Bucuvalas, Autumn Zitani

October 8, 2014

The October Numeracy webinar will focus on Sesame Street: Promoting Early Math for Little Learners Around the World. The webinar will emphasize the development of math content for pre-primary learners, with the caveat that early primary grade children frequently watch the Sesame co-productions in developing countries. The presenters will discuss the challenge of adapting best practices for diverse contexts, including the adaptation of the US educational framework for global use.  

Numeracy Webinar|Numeracy

Region: Global

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  • Teacher assessment; Training and professional development – teachers

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Nigeria Reading and Access Research Activity May 2014 Instruments

By: RTI International 

August 21, 2014

In May and June 2014, the Nigeria Reading and Access Research Activity (RARA) and the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) administered the early grade reading assessment (EGRA) in Hausa and English to 3,803 pupils in Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, and Katsina states.

EGRA|RARA|Reading|Multi-languages|multilingualism

Region: Nigeria

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  • Assessment and testing
  • Scaling Up/Scalability

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Lot Quality Assurance Sampling and Its Pilot Application in Ghana

By: RTI International

July 9, 2014

A presentation on "Using Lot Quality Assurance Sampling to Monitor Impact of Early Grade Reading Programs" presented by Amy Mulcahy-Dunn and Joe Valadez.

early grade reading|Impact evaluations

Region: Ghana

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  • Mathematics/Numeracy

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Formative Design in the Development of Primary Mathematics Materials in Liberia and Kenya

By: Linda Akach, Yasmin Sitabkhan

June 4, 2014

The June numeracy webinar looks at Formative Design in the Development of Primary Mathematics Materials in Liberia and Kenya.

Numeracy Webinar

Region: Kenya, Liberia

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  • Scaling Up/Scalability
  • Policy and finance

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Communication for Behavior Change to Support Early Grade Reading

By: RTI International

May 15, 2014

This webinar discusses two overarching themes for the behavior change communication (BCC) activity under Education Data for Decision Making (EdData II), Task Order 20.

Behavior Change Communication|Literacy|Research

Region: Global

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