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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

Topics

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

Resource Type

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

Topics

  • Teacher assessment; Training and professional development – teachers
  • Teaching and learning materials

Resource Type

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

Topics

  • Teacher assessment; Training and professional development – teachers
  • Teaching and learning materials

Resource Type

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

Topics

  • Teacher assessment; Training and professional development – teachers

Resource Type

Teaching/Learning Materials

A Comprehensive Approach to Reading and Mathematics Instruction

By: Sitabkhan, Yasmin, Sugrue, Mary, da Silva, Carol

March 1, 2018

Community of Practice members of the Global Reading Network were engaged in a series of discussions March 1, 2018 exploring the work and critical gaps around early year learning.  This included discussions on teaching and learning pedagogies on reading and math and potential connections between t

Region: Global

Topics

  • Teacher assessment; Training and professional development – teachers
  • Teaching and learning materials

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Getting Books into Schools: Expanding Book Track and Trace Initiatives

By: John Snow, Inc., Education Development Center, Creative Associates International

February 22, 2018

The All Children Reading team, Global Reading Network and Global Book Alliance will be advocating heavily around the issue of book hunger this year, particularly reducing wastage and leakages as children, parents and teachers await their books at schools.

Region: Global

Topics

  • Teaching and learning materials
  • Policy and finance

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Creative Commons Workshop Training

By: Jacob, Meredith, Girod, Gayle, Rhodes, Rebecca

December 11, 2017

Have you ever needed guidance on how to apply Creative Commons licensing to a new early grade reading program teacher's guide? Or wondered how to properly attribute text adapted from an existing resource for your student reader?

Region: Global

Topics

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

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

The Enabling Writers Workshop Experience in Nigeria

By: Liman, Audu, Malgwi, Dr. Grace, Gandu, Dr. Garba, Ahmed, Salisu

November 29, 2017

Lessons Learned from a Structured, Leveled and Decoadable Book-Writing Program Using Bloom Software - The Enabling Writers Workshop Experience in Nigeria

Region: Nigeria

Topics

  • Assessment and testing
  • Mathematics/Numeracy
  • Monitoring, evaluation and research

Resource Type

Data Gathering and Measurement Instruments

2017 Tanzania National EGRA, EGMA, SSME, and Life Skills Instruments

By: RTI International

November 1, 2017

Final, validated instruments used in the 2017 Tanzania National EGRA. The EGRA and SSME were made possible with funding from USAID. The EGMA component was made possible by funding from Global Affairs Canada. The Life Skills component was made possible by UNICEF Tanzania.

Region: Tanzania

Topics

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

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Early Grade Reading/Math Assessment Webinar Oct. 25, 2017

By: Dubeck, Margaret (Peggy), Stern, Jonathan MB

October 25, 2017

The Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA) is an open-source tool that measures some of the foundational skills needed for literacy acquisition.

Region - Global

Region: Global

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