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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
  • 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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  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Text and Materials

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Tools/Toolkits

Book Write-A-Thon!

By: USAID

November 22, 2016

With your help and the help of the BLOOM software, USAID aims to raise awareness about the challenges of global illiteracy through engaging U.S.

Region - Global

Region: Global

Topics

  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Testing and Assessment

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Webinar on The Untapped Potential of Supporting Learning Outside School: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial in Rwanda

By: Friedlander, Elliott Friedlander , da Silva, Carol

October 26, 2016

If educators around the world want to address the learning crisis most effectively, they must help learners beyond the school walls.

Literacy Boost|Rwanda|Webinar

Region - East South Africa

Region: Rwanda

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  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Testing and Assessment
  • Text and Materials

Resource Type

Tools/Toolkits

Global Book Fund Feasibility Study

By: The Results for Development Institute (R4D), International Education Partners Ltd. (IEP)

September 23, 2016

BACKGROUND


Although there have been major strides in education enrollment over the past 15 years, 250 million children of primary school age are still unable to recognize basic letters and numbers. Worryingly, 130

Feasibility Study

Region - Global

Region: Global

Topics

  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Language of Instruction
  • Testing and Assessment

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Future Directions: Innovations, Tools, and Resources for Global Literacy

By: Bender, Penelope, Jayaram, Shubha, Burnett, Nicholas, Ying, Christopher, Ritzer, Devon, Stern, Jonathan, Heinkel, Luke, Benton-Becker, Antje, Schmidt, Karen, Hiebert, Linda, Sklar, Jennifer, Frazier, Julia, Sinclair, Margaret, McKinney, Rachel, Bilagher, Moritz , Cardoso, Manuel , Montoya, Silvia , Bilagher, Moritz , Gove, Amber, Linan-Thompson, Sylvia, Turner, Brad, Bulat, Jennae, Petitto, Laura-Ann, Cordano, Roberta, Raikes, Abbie, Prouty, Diane, Christina, Rachel, Poehlman, Sara

September 9, 2016

In the spirit of the theme for UNESCO’s 50th Anniversary International Literacy Day - Future Directions: Innovations, Tools, and Resources for Global Literacy - USAID and the Global Reading Network hosted technical training sessions on September 9, immedia

Literacy|Literacy Day|International Literacy Day|Conference

Topics

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

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Global Reading Network International Technical Meeting

By: Bender, Penelope, Jayaram, Shubha, Simpson, Heather, Sylla, Ben, Montoya, Silvia, Ayalew, Tayachew, Mogaka Ogutu, Darius , Sarom, Mok, Pompilus, Guy-Serge

September 7, 2016

In the spirit of the theme for UNESCO’s 50th Anniversary International Literacy Day - Addressing the Global Learning Crisis: Successes and Challenges of Improving Reading Outcomes - USAID and the Global Reading Network hosted a tec

International Literacy Day|Conference|Technical Meetings

Topics

  • Testing and Assessment
  • Text and Materials
  • Emergent Literacy

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Moving Beyond Inputs: Evidence from models to improve early grade reading in developing countries

By: Neal, Meagan , Strathmann, Luke, Floretta, John

August 12, 2016

“Inputs alone, while important, are not sufficient,” said John Floretta, associate director of policy for the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL).

early grade reading|Webinar|Training

Region - Global

Region: Global

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