August2017


Fluency- an important ingredient in reading assessments



Fluency- an important ingredient in reading assessments

In our previous posts, we talked about Phonics, and vocabulary building. Next in the series is fluency. Ineducational parlance, “fluency” is a buzz-word that gets thrown around with great weight. But, what exactly is fluency? How can it be measured? What are some of the common misconceptions about measuring fluency? Traditionally, reading fluency has been […]

READtalks on Redefining Assessments: from Theory to Field Interpretation



READ Alliance conducted it’s 4th READtalks on “Assessments in Early Grade Reading”. The panel of speakers comprised of education experts from USAID, ACER, ASER Center and Educational Initiatives, who shared their insights and opinions on various aspects related to assessments. The talk covered a whole gamut of topics; from understanding the impact of different kinds […]

READtalks: idea generation, discussion, networking and much more



READtalks: idea generation, discussion, networking and much more

READtalks serves as a discussion platform to share ideas, solutions and spark conversations around early grade reading. Currently, there is a dearth of opportunities to showcase and share impactful solutions, experiences and ideas around EGR both within and outside of the early reading ecosystem. Through these talks, READ Alliance encourages organizations and people to talk […]