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Author Anne Hayes Describes Universal Design for Learning to Help All Children Read: Promoting Literacy for Learners with Disabilities

By: Hayes, Anne, Turnbull, Ann, Moran, Norma

September 7, 2018

All children, with or without a disability, can learn to read and should have equal access to quality instruction. No single category of disability should be prioritized above others.

Region: Global

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  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Teaching and learning materials development, Training materials

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Training and Reference Resources

Bloom Training Resources

By: Frank, Paul, Colleagues

September 5, 2018

Bloom software was the winner of the Enabling Writers Prize and is being used in the Enabling Writers Implementation Project. Bloom is easy to use software that allows users to create books in any language.

writing|Books|Textbooks

Region - Global

Region: Global

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

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Enabling Writers Creates Thousands of Books in Local Languages for Students in Six Countries

By: Lyimo, Aristarick

August 10, 2018

Approximately 387 million primary school children around the globe, many of whom are in school, cannot read proficiently. Access to low-cost materials in languages students understand is a major contributing factor.

Region: Global

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

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Demonstration of the Global Digital Library

By: Gundersen, Christer

August 7, 2018

This in-person and virtual event provided an introduction to the Global Digital Library (GDL), an initiative of the Global Book Alliance, led by the Norwegian Government, which aims to improve access to reading books by collecting high quality, openly licensed books and making them available onli

Region: Global

Topics

  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Parent & Community Involvement/Support
  • Literacy Research in Central America and the Caribbean

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

La Red para la Alfabetización Inicial de Centroamérica y el Caribe (RedLEI)

By: Elvir, Dra. Ana Patricia

July 18, 2018

La Red para la Alfabetización Inicial de Centroamérica y el Caribe (RedLEI) La iniciativa regional para promover la investigación celebró una teleconferencia virtual el lunes 9 de abril de 2018.

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

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Program Guides and Toolkits

Enabling Writers Workshop Program Guides and Toolkits

By: Not Applicable

July 8, 2018

The Enabling Writers prize competition resulted in the development of Bloom software for use in countries world-wide to develop decodable and leveled books in first languages for young learners.

Region: Global

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  • Testing and Assessment

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Early grade reading benchmarks: Methods, experiences and future directions

By: Simpson, Heather, Jukes, Matthew, Flores Rosales, Leslie, Thukral, Hetal

June 27, 2018

This in-person and virtual event, June 27, 2018, featured presentations and discussion around methods for identifying early grade reading (EGR) benchmarks, and experiences and outcomes to date using them.

Region: Global

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  • Teachers and Teaching

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