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Bridging Informal and Formal Knowledge in Numeracy Education to Support High Quality Instruction

By: Yasmin Sitabkhan

February 6, 2013

Dr. Yasmin Sitabkhan discusses the importance of drawing on informal mathematics in early grade instruction.  She raises questions as to how formal and informal mathematics can be bridged and used to enhance the quality of early grade mathematics teaching and learning.

Region: Global

Topics

  • Teacher assessment; Training and professional development – teachers

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials & E-Courses

Developing a Primary Mathematics Instructional Program in Liberia

By: David Chard

January 9, 2013

In this webinar, Dr. David Chard, Dean of the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development at Southern Methodist University in the United States, presents his latest work “Developing Early Mathematics Instructional Programs and Training for Liberian School Teachers.” Dr. Chard has done extensive work in Liberia working with teachers on early grade mathematics to ensure that children learn primary school mathematics and continue to stay in school.

Region: Liberia

Topics

  • Teaching and learning materials
  • Parent & Community Involvement/Support

Resource Type

Teaching/Learning Materials

Stories for Multilingual Development

By: Various

January 1, 2013

The purpose of the African Storybook Project (ASP) website is to provide stories in African languages as well as in English for young children as they are learning to read.

multilingualism|Reading to Learn|Books

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  • Teacher assessment; Training and professional development – teachers

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials & E-Courses

Berlin Post Conference Webinar

By: Albrecht v. Müller, Luis Crouch

December 19, 2012

This December webinar is a follow-up to the International Numeracy Conference held in Berlin on Dec. 2-3, 2012. The webinar features the following presentations: "Early Grade Development and Numeracy" by Albrecht von Müller (Parmenides Foundation, Germany); and "Synergies from Literacy and how to Fast Track Numeracy" by Luis Crouch (Global Partnership for Education).

Numeracy Webinar

Region: Global

Topics

  • Assessment and testing

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials & E-Courses

Berlin Post Conference Webinar

By: Jeff Davis, Yasmin Sitabkhan, Carmen Strigel, Sarah Pouezevara

December 12, 2012

This December webinar is a follow-up to the International Numeracy Conference held in Berlin on Dec. 2-3, 2012. The webinar features the following presentations: "Mobile Learning and Numeracy" by Carmen Strigel and Sarah Pouezevara of RTI International; and "Learning Outcomes Assessments" by Jeff Davis (School-to-School International) and Yasmin Sitabkhan (University of Berkeley).

Numeracy Webinar

Region: Global

Topics

  • Teacher assessment; Training and professional development – teachers

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials & E-Courses

Numeracy Boost: Strengthening the Foundation of Early Grades Math

By: Shirin Lutfeali

November 7, 2012

In this numeracy webinar, Shirin Lutfeali (Save the Children) discusses Save the Children’s Numeracy Boost program which aims to improve students’ math achievement through targeted activities both inside the classroom and in the community through math camps, parent awareness sessions, and family math days.

Numearcy Webinar

Region: Global

Topics

  • Assessment and testing

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials & E-Courses

Early Grade Mathematics Assessment: What Are We Learning? What More Can We Learn?

By: Wendi Ralaingita

October 3, 2012

Wendi Ralaingita of RTI International gives a brief introduction to the Early Grade Mathematics Assessment (EGMA) and facilitates a discussion EGMA results and what's next for the tool.

Numeracy Webinar|Learning Outcomes

Region: Global

Topics

  • Language
  • Teaching and learning materials
  • Classroom Observation

Resource Type

Tools/Toolkits

Literacy Boost Toolkit: Introduction

By: Save the Children

January 1, 2012

This introductory document is designed to provide an overview of Literacy Boost prior to an in-depth reading of the three-part Literacy Boost Toolkit: teacher training, reading assessment, and communication.

Teacher Training|Reading to Learn

Region: Global

Topics

  • Language

Resource Type

Tools/Toolkits

A Practical Guide to Action Resource for Literacy Educators

By: Glenda Nugent, Sakil Malik, Sandra Hollingsworth

January 1, 2012

This 70-page guide gives literacy educators step-by-step instructions and examples for carrying out action research to improve their reading instruction. 

Action Research|Reading Instruction|Early literacy

Region: Global

Topics

  • Parent & Community Involvement/Support

Resource Type

Tools/Toolkits

Literacy Boost Community Action

By: Save the Children

January 1, 2012

Quality teaching and learning environments inside and outside of schools help all readers grow their reading skills. The Literacy Boost program guides parents and communities to support children as they learn to read and foster their love of reading. 

Region: Global

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