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  • Emergent Literacy

Publication Type

  • Peer-reviewed Articles

Trajectories of the Home Learning Environment Across the First 5 Years: Associations with Children's Vocabulary and Literacy Skills at Prekindergarten

By: Eileen Rodriquez, Catherine Tamis-LeMonda

June 16, 2011

Children’s home learning environments were examined in a low-income sample of 1,852 children and families when children were 15, 25, 37, and 63 months.

Literacy|Home Environment|Vocabulary

Region - North America

Region: United States

Topics

  • Parent & Community Involvement/Support

Publication Type

  • Policy Papers

What Helps Children to Learn? Evaluation of Pratham's Read India in Bihar and Uttarakhand

By:

June 1, 2011

India has made great strides in universalizing access to elementary education. However, one of India’s most important developmental challenges now is how to raise the quality of basic educational outcomes.

Instructional Model|Differentiation|community involvement|Pratham

Region - South Asia

Region: India

Topics

  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Text and Materials
  • Instructional Time

Publication Type

  • Working Papers

Improving Reading Skills by Encouraging Children to Read in School: A Randomized Evaluation of the Sa Aklat Sisikat Reading Program in the Philippines

By: Ama Baafra Abeberese, Todd Kumles, Leigh Linden

June 1, 2011

We show that a short-term (31 day) reading program, designed to provide age-appropriate reading material, to train teachers in their use, and to support teachers’ initial efforts for about a month improves students’ reading skills by 0.13 standard deviations.

Instructional Model|Books|Reading|Teacher Training

Region - East Asia

Region: Philippines

Topics

  • Testing and Assessment

Publication Type

  • Peer-reviewed Articles

How Much is Learning Measurement Worth? Assessment Costs in Low-income Countries

By: Daniel Wagner, Andrew Babson, Katie Murphy

January 1, 2011

Timely and credible data on student learning has become a global issue in the ongoing effort to improve educational outcomes.

Assessment|Scaling up/Scalability

Region - Global

Region: Global

Topics

  • Testing and Assessment

Publication Type

  • Peer-reviewed Articles

Capabilities for Learning to Read: An Investigation of Social and Economic Effects for Grade 6 Learners in Southern and East Africa

By: M. Smith, A. Barrett

January 1, 2011

This paper considers what multilevel modelling approaches to analyzing large scale cross-national surveys of education quality can tell us about the capabilities that support primary school children in learning to read.

Capabilities|Predictive Factors|Country Comparison|SACMEQ

Topics

  • Language of Instruction

Publication Type

  • Peer-reviewed Articles

Enhancing Learning of Children From Diverse Language Backgrounds: Mother Tongue-Bases Bilingual or Multilingual Education in the Early Years

By: J. Ball

January 1, 2011

This literature review discusses mother tongue-based bilingual or multilingual education for children starting in early childhood.

Mother Tongue|Bilingualism|multilingualism|Learning

Region - Global

Region: Global

Topics

  • Testing and Assessment

Publication Type

  • Reports

The Early Grade Reading Assessment: Applications and Interventions to Improve Basic Literacy

By: Amber Gove, Anna Wetterberg

January 1, 2011

Assessment data of early grade literacy in low-income countries, although still limited, reveal that many students are not mastering the basic skills of reading.

Assessment|EGRA|Reading|Achievement

Region - Global

Region: Global

Topics

  • Testing and Assessment

Publication Type

  • Reports

Smaller, Quicker, Cheaper: Improving Learning Assessments for Developing Countries

By: Daniel Wagner

January 1, 2011

Educators, policy makers, and others abound the world are concerned about meeting the educational targets of the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDG) and Education for All (EFA) with the approaching dealing of 2015.

Testing and Assessment|Scaling up/Scalability|Policy Issues|Learning|Reading

Region - Global

Region: Global

Topics

  • Testing and Assessment

Publication Type

  • Reports

Early Reading: Igniting Education for All

By: A. Gove, P. Cvelich

September 8, 2010

This report shines a light on the efforts of the individuals and organizations motivating and modeling a response to the reading crisis.

Reading|EGRA|Teachers and teaching|Language of instruction|Text and Materials|Testing and Assessment|Policy Issues|=

Region - Global

Region: Global

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