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  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Parent & Community Involvement/Support
  • Emergent Literacy

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Webinar: Disabilities in Reading Pt 2

By: Graham, Natasha, Rhodes, Rebecca

June 21, 2017

This webinar, sponsored by the Global Reading Network, allowed participants to discuss local level opportunities and challenges for implementing programs for children who have disabilities in reading. Presentations were given by Natasha Graham from UNICEF and Rebecca Rhodes from USAID.

Region: Global

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  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Instructional Time
  • Parent & Community Involvement/Support

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

GRN Webinar: Disabilities in Reading Pt 1

By: Josa, Joshua, Dr. Vinopol, Corinne, Dr. Solum, Kristina, Hoekstra, Nicholas

June 7, 2017

As part of its ongoing efforts to provide members of the Community of Practice with valuable professional development information, the Global Reading Network (GRN) offered two webinars in June 2017 spotlighting the topic of disabilities in early grade reading, which is becoming an increasingly im

Region: Global

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  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Text and Materials
  • Information and Communication Technology

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Webinar: e-Materials & Technology in Reading 05.24.17

By: Lewis, Carrie, Pappu, Nagaraju, Kothari, Brij, Bloome, Anthony

May 24, 2017

Explore the opportunities and challenges for e-Materials and Technology in India and Zambia. Your guides: Carrie Lewis, Sr. Project Dir., EDC-Zambia; and Nagaraju Pappu EkStep's Chief Learning Scientist in India.

Region: Global, Zambia, India

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  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Text and Materials
  • Information and Communication Technology

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Webinar: e-Materials & Technology in Reading 05.10.17

By: Lowe, Zev, Shah, Purvi, Zavala, Melody

May 10, 2017

GRN's May 2017 webinar series looks at a timely topic: e-Materials & Technology. Panelists are: Zev Lowe, Senior Director of Global Insights at Worldreader; Purvi Shah, Head of Digital Projects at Pratham Books; and Melody Zavala, Director of Books for Asia at The Asia Foundation.

Region: Global

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  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Language of Instruction
  • Instructional Time

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Webinar: Coaching on a Micro Level

By: Kinyanjui, Esther, Jepkemei, Dr. Evelyn, Ong'ele, Salome

April 19, 2017

GRN's 2nd webinar of April 2017 focused on coaching on a micro level as we explored RTI's model in use in Kenya. With us were: Esther Kinyanjui, Tusome National Coordinator, based at the Ministry of Education; Dr.

Region: Kenya

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  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Language of Instruction
  • Emergent Literacy

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Global Reading Network Webinars in April Address Coaching I

By: Harden, Karon, Thomsen, Kerri

April 5, 2017

As part of its ongoing efforts to provide members of the Community of Practice with valuable professional de

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  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Language of Instruction

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Webinar: Coaching on a Macro Level

By: Harden, Karon, Koester, Emily, Thomsen, Kerri

April 5, 2017

The Global Reading Network hosted a webinar on April 5, 2017 to share with its Community of Practice members coaching models of three organizations. Providing the insight was: Karon Harden (RTI), Emily Koesdter (FHI360) and Kerri Thomsen (Room to Read).

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  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Testing and Assessment

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Post-CIES 2017 Webinar Discussion With The Global Reading Network

By: Friedlander, Elliott, Raikes, Abbie, Thompson, Sylvia

March 22, 2017

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  • Language of Instruction
  • Text and Materials
  • Emergent Literacy

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Webinar on Landscape Report on Early Grade Literacy

By: Kim, Young-Suk Grace, Boyle, Helen N

January 12, 2017

The issue of literacy---     especially in the early grades-has garnered much-needed attention globally in the last dec

Webinar on Landscape Report on Early Grade Literacy

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  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Language of Instruction

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Implementing Mother Tongue Instruction in the Real World: Results from a medium-scale randomized controlled trial in Kenya

By: Piper, Benjamin

November 30, 2016

Research in sub-Saharan Africa investigating the effect of mother tongue (MT) literacy instruction at medium scale is limited. A randomized controlled trial of MT literacy instruction was implemented in 2013 and 2014 as part of the Primary Mathematics and Reading (PRIMR) Initiative in Kenya.

Mother Tongue

Region - East South Africa

Region: Kenya

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