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  • 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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  • Testing and Assessment
  • Benchmarking, Monitoring and Evaluation

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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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  • Language of Instruction

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

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

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

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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

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  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Text and Materials

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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

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  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Text and Materials

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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

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  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Text and Materials

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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

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