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Tools/Toolkits

Literacy Boost Community Action

By: Save the Children

January 1, 2012

Quality teaching and learning environments inside and outside of schools help all readers grow their reading skills. The Literacy Boost program guides parents and communities to support children as they learn to read and foster their love of reading. 

Region: Global

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  • Testing and Assessment

Resource Type

Tools/Toolkits

EGRA Implementation Guidance

By: RTI International

January 1, 2012

This document is meant to be a guide on best practices for implementing an EGRA survey. The Guidance Notes give suggested direction on personnel, adaption, training, analysis, reporting, and dissemination. 

EGRA|early grade reading

Region: Global

Topics

  • Language of Instruction
  • Text and Materials
  • Instructional Time

Resource Type

Tools/Toolkits

Literacy Boost Toolkit: Introduction

By: Save the Children

January 1, 2012

This introductory document is designed to provide an overview of Literacy Boost prior to an in-depth reading of the three-part Literacy Boost Toolkit: teacher training, reading assessment, and communication.

Teacher Training|Reading to Learn

Region: Global

Topics

  • Language of Instruction

Resource Type

Tools/Toolkits

A Practical Guide to Action Resource for Literacy Educators

By: Glenda Nugent, Sakil Malik, Sandra Hollingsworth

January 1, 2012

This 70-page guide gives literacy educators step-by-step instructions and examples for carrying out action research to improve their reading instruction. 

Action Research|Reading Instruction|Early literacy

Region: Global

Topics

  • Scaling Up/Scalability
  • Policy Issues

Resource Type

Teaching/Learning Materials

Going to Scale: Nurturing the Roots of Education Innovation in Africa

By: Joel Samoff, Martial Dembele, E Molapi Sebatane

January 1, 2011

There are few documented cases of pilot education reforms in Africa that have been effectively scaled up to become nation-wide programmes.

Local Leadership|Innovation|Sustainability

Topics

  • Testing and Assessment

Resource Type

Tools/Toolkits

eEGRA

By: Education Development Center

July 1, 2010

eEGRA is a free electronic tool that is easy to use and has the ability to help teachers and administrators evaluate the literacy level of their students instantly.

Region: Global

Topics

  • Text and Materials
  • Information and Communication Technology

Resource Type

Teaching/Learning Materials

Worldreader eReaders and Books

By: Worldreader

March 1, 2010

Worldreader is on a mission to bring digital books to every child and their family, so that they can improve their lives. As of May 2015, Worldreader has shipped and delivered over 9,000 e-readers and over one million books to 133 schools and libraries in Africa.

Reading to Learn|Books

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  • Testing and Assessment

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Education Survey Course

By: RTI International

January 1, 2010

The Education Survey Course was a one week introductory course on education surveys and statistics that had two primary goals. First, it sought to train education officials on how to design and carry out education surveys to collect baseline or monitoring data.

Ministry of Education|Impact evaluations

Region: Global

Topics

  • Language of Instruction

Resource Type

Teaching/Learning Materials

Why and How Africa Should Invest in African Languages and Multilingual Education

By: Adama Ouane, Christine Glanz

January 1, 2010

In a 1953 landmark publication, UNESCO underscored the importance of educating children in their mother-tongue (UNESCO, 1953).

Mother Tongue|multilingualism

Region: Global

Topics

  • Testing and Assessment

Resource Type

Tools/Toolkits

Manuel pour L'evaluation des Competences Fondamentales en Lecture [Early Grade Reading Assessment Toolkit, French adaptation]

By: RTI International

July 9, 2009

Ce document fournit des informations détaillées sur la façon d'élaborer et de mettre en œuvre des évaluations des compétences fondamentales en lecture dans la langue française. [This resource document provides detailed information on how to develop and implement early reading assessments in the French language.]

Region: Global

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