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Literacy for all in 100 days? A research based strategy for fast progress in low income countries
(World Bank, 2013)
In low-income countries many students are marginalized very early and remain illiterate. In grades 1-3 they attend rarely, though they may officially drop out in grade 4. Many others graduate from primary school without ...
Education for All in Low-Income Countries: A Crucial Role for Cognitive Scientists
(Sciencedomain International, 2013)
Donor funding has helped enroll in school most children of low-income countries. However, students get little schooling and few opportunities to encode and consolidate information. Many fail to learn and automatize the ...
Can adults become fluent in newly learned scripts?
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2012)
Adults learning new scripts have difficulty becoming automatic readers. They typically read haltingly, understand little of what they read, and may forget letter values. This article presents the hypothesis that halting ...
Visual and linguistic factors in literacy acquisition: Instructional implication for beginning readers in low income countries
(World Bank, 2013)
Improving the quality of literacy teaching may require intervening at different levels, for example, encouraging school attendance and optimizing textbook format and teaching methods. Reading is a complex task involving ...
Developing cross language metrics for reading fluency measurement: Some issues and options
(World Bank, 2012)
Since 2005, over 70 oral reading fluency tests have been given in many languages and scripts, either as part of the Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA) or as individual one-minute tests. Particularly in multilingual ...
Reading fluency measurements in EFA FTI partner countries : outcomes and improvement prospects
(World Bank, 2011)
Students in lower-income countries often acquire limited literacy in school and often drop out illiterate. For those who stay, the problem is not detected until it is too late to intervene. Oral reading fluency tests given ...