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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

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  • Numeracy

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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

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  • Numeracy

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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

Topics

  • Testing and Assessment
  • Numeracy

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Assessing Students' Math Skills in 2 Minutes?

By: Nadia Nosworthy

May 8, 2013

What if it took teachers just 2 minutes to find out the level of a student’s math abilities? And to assess the risk of a student ending up with bad grades in math? This Global Partnership for Education’s May numeracy webinar explores a 2-minute early grade mathematics test developed by Nadia Nosworthy, a Ph.D. candidate in the Numerical Cognition Laboratory at Western University in Canada.

Numeracy Webinar

Region: Global, Cambodia

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  • Information and Communication Technology

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Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Media, Muppets, and Math -- Numeracy Work at Sesame Workshop

By: Abby Bucuvalas

April 3, 2013

Imagine learning numbers, addition, subtraction, or fractions by watching a Muppets show! This is how the Sesame Workshop gets children around the world to learn and enjoy math. Learn more about the Sesame Workshop in this numeracy webinar featuring Abby Bucuvalas, assistant director of global education at the Sesame Workshop.

Numeracy Webinar

Region: Global

Topics

  • Testing and Assessment
  • Numeracy

Resource Type

Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses

Going Inside Latin American Math & Science Classrooms

By: Emma Näslund-Hadley

March 6, 2013

In the March numeracy webinar, Dr. Emma Näslund-Hadley, Lead Education Specialist at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), shares findings from a video study that went inside 582 sixth-grade math and science classrooms in three countries: Paraguay, the Dominican Republic, and the state of Nuevo Leon in Mexico. The study also looked at how inquiry-based learning influences classroom instruction.

Numeracy Webinar

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  • Teachers and Teaching

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Event Recordings, Materials & E-Courses

Bridging Informal and Formal Knowledge in Numeracy Education to Support High Quality Instruction

By: Yasmin Sitabkhan

February 6, 2013

Dr. Yasmin Sitabkhan discusses the importance of drawing on informal mathematics in early grade instruction.  She raises questions as to how formal and informal mathematics can be bridged and used to enhance the quality of early grade mathematics teaching and learning.

Region: Global

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  • Teachers and Teaching

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Event Recordings, Materials & E-Courses

Developing a Primary Mathematics Instructional Program in Liberia

By: David Chard

January 9, 2013

In this webinar, Dr. David Chard, Dean of the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development at Southern Methodist University in the United States, presents his latest work “Developing Early Mathematics Instructional Programs and Training for Liberian School Teachers.” Dr. Chard has done extensive work in Liberia working with teachers on early grade mathematics to ensure that children learn primary school mathematics and continue to stay in school.

Region: Liberia

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  • Text and Materials
  • Parent & Community Involvement/Support

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Teaching/Learning Materials

Stories for Multilingual Development

By: Various

January 1, 2013

The purpose of the African Storybook Project (ASP) website is to provide stories in African languages as well as in English for young children as they are learning to read.

multilingualism|Reading to Learn|Books

Topics

  • Teachers and Teaching

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Event Recordings, Materials & E-Courses

Berlin Post Conference Webinar

By: Albrecht v. Müller, Luis Crouch

December 19, 2012

This December webinar is a follow-up to the International Numeracy Conference held in Berlin on Dec. 2-3, 2012. The webinar features the following presentations: "Early Grade Development and Numeracy" by Albrecht von Müller (Parmenides Foundation, Germany); and "Synergies from Literacy and how to Fast Track Numeracy" by Luis Crouch (Global Partnership for Education).

Numeracy Webinar

Region: Global

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