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Bookly

By: Native VML

January 1, 2014

Bookly is an easy-to-use Mxit app that is fully equipped with all the features of more advanced, electronic readers, including: (1) allowing users to browse books by name, author, or genre; (2) saving their progress as a bookmark, (3) creating their own virtual bookshelf to store books, and (4) g

Books|Reading to Learn|Reading Materials

Region: South Africa

Topics

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

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Reading Essentials

By: Helen Abadzi

January 1, 2014

This course presents reading from the perspective of cognitive science. It covers all aspects of basic literacy: from visual perception to automaticity, from teacher training to project implementation and selection of specialists.

Reading to Learn|Early literacy|Impact evaluations

Region: Global

Topics

  • Numeracy

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Event Recordings, Materials & E-Courses

India’s Sesame Street Discoverer’s Club

By: Richa Shukla

December 18, 2013

The December numeracy webinar of the Global Partnership for Education ahowcases India’s Sesame Street Discoverer’s Club. The program is a hands-on program mapped to India’s math curriculum for lower primary grades in India.

Numeracy Webinar|Numeracy

Region: India

Topics

  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Numeracy

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials & E-Courses

Improving Basic Mathematical Concepts Through Mathematical Laboratorie

By: Kamal Herath

November 6, 2013

The November numeracy webinar showcases a play-based learning math program in Sri Lanka known as Math Labs program. Kamal Herath, learning advisor for Plan Sri Lanka, presents approaches from the Math Labs program that support early numeracy skills development.

Region: Sri Lanka

Topics

  • Testing and Assessment

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials & E-Courses

Evaluating the Technical Adequacy of Early Grade Mathematics Assessment

By: Leanne Ketterlin Geller

October 2, 2013

The October numeracy webinar of the Global Partnership for Education focuses on quality early grade mathematics assessments. Dr. Leanne Ketterlin Geller, Associate Professor and Director of Research in Mathematics Education at Southern Methodist University, United States, talks about technically adequate early grade mathematics measures that are used in a developing country context.

Numeracy|Numeracy Webinar

Region: Global

Topics

  • Numeracy

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials & E-Courses

Developing Number Sense: Experiences from Classrooms

By: Aarnout Brombacher

September 11, 2013

The September numeracy webinar of the Global Partnership for Education explores how children in early grades need to develop a “number sense” or intuitive understanding of numbers so that they can succeed in school and higher level mathematics.

Numeracy Webinar|Numeracy

Region: Global

Topics

  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Numeracy

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials & E-Courses

Mobile Math Learning: Using Mobile Technology for Math Education - A Project from Mexico City

By: Juan Carlos Olmedo Estrada

August 7, 2013

Mati-Tech is a learning project designed to determine the efficacy of using mobile cellular technology to improve math & digital skills of primary school children.

Numeracy|ICT

Region: Mexico

Topics

  • Policy Issues
  • Numeracy

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Event Recordings, Materials & E-Courses

Numeracy (Education) Matters to Economies

By: Luis Crouch

July 10, 2013

The July numeracy webinar of the Global Partnership for Education explores how mathematics contributes to a country’s economic and social growth – and how economists calculate this value. Dr. Luis Crouch, Chief Technical Officer at RTI International examines the importance of mathematics education for development through an economic lens.

Economic return on Education|Numeracy|Early Grade Math

Region: Global

Topics

  • Numeracy

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials & E-Courses

Special Numeracy Webinar: Joining Forces to Promote Numeracy: Multi-Donor Panel Discussion

By: Michael Holländer, Noah Yarrow, Edward Barnett, Aki Kageyama

June 19, 2013

In response to the positive feedback from the International Numeracy Conference held in Berlin in December 2012, GIZ is developing a new Numeracy Sector Program dedicated to promoting numeracy in pre-school and in early grades in the framework of the international education agenda. This webinar aims to pick up the energy generated in Berlin and to push forward the agenda of numeracy education internationally.

Numeracy Webinar

Region: Global

Topics

  • Numeracy

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials & E-Courses

From Standards to the Classroom: Mathematical Competence in Early Education

By: Linda Platas

June 5, 2013

The June numeracy webinar explores a project that examines what standards are needed for early childhood education to create effective curriculum, instruction, assessment, and teacher training for early year learning – specifically in mathematics education.

Numeracy Webinar|Early Grade Math

Region: Global

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