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Language considerations in early grade reading programs

Resource Type: 
Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses
Author(s): 
Adrienne Barnes
Alison Pflepsen
Publisher or Sponsoring Organization: 
The Global Reading Network
Country: 
Date Published: 
July 24, 2019
Abstract (200 Character Limit) : 

As part of REACH’s ongoing effort to support early grade reading improvement globally, during Summer of 2019 the initiative conducted an online professional development series: Early Grade Reading Program Design and Implementation: Best Practices and Resources for Success. This series of two-hour “short courses” focused on major components and critical issues in early grade reading programs. Part four took place onWednesday July 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The webinar focused on Language considerations in early grade reading programs. Information, guidance and resources related to the many language-specific issues that need to be considered when designing, implementing and evaluating an EGR program were discussed and shared.

Topic: 
Teachers and Teaching
Language of Instruction
Text and Materials
Instructional Time
Target Audience: 
Teachers, Administrators, Implementers