Evidence Database

Evidence Database

This database includes research-based early grade literacy evidence that relates to the LAC region, based on both quantitative and qualitative research. Included articles focus on children birth through grade three, have a focus on literacy (including reading and/or writing), were published since 1990, and are from or on the LAC region.

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Publication Year: 2012 | Submission Date: January 20, 2017
Although many countries are aggressively implementing the One Laptop per Child (OLPC) program, there is a lack of empirical evidence on its effects.
Publication Year: 1998 | Submission Date: January 20, 2017
Hunger during school may prevent children in developing countries from benefiting from education.
Publication Year: 2011 | Submission Date: January 20, 2017
Background: Since early 2007 Uruguay has been carrying out the Education Connectivity of Basic Computing for On-Line Learning Project (Ceibal Plan), which represents a good instance of such state e
Publication Year: 2011 | Submission Date: January 20, 2017
This article presents results from a research whose objectives were to evaluate the quality of early childhood education (ECE) in six Brazilian state capitals (quality assessment) and, then, identify
Publication Year: 2010 | Submission Date: January 20, 2017
A school improvement program that provided support to poor-performing schools on the basis of needs identified in a school improvement plan was implemented in 72 government schools in Jamaica,from 199
Publication Year: 2016 | Submission Date: January 20, 2017
Un Buen Comienzo [A Good Start] was a professional development program implemented with prekindergarten and kindergarten teachers in Chilean public schools serving low-income families.
Publication Year: 2016 | Submission Date: April 4, 2017
Publication Year: 2009 | Submission Date: August 2, 2017
Introduction: Current cognitive approaches highlight the importance of metacognition.
Publication Year: 2006 | Submission Date: August 2, 2017
To examine the factors that affect the learning of letter names, an important foundation for literacy, we asked 318 US and 369 Brazilian preschoolers to identify each uppercase letter.
Publication Year: 2009 | Submission Date: August 2, 2017
A case study examined the efficacy of a read-aloud program focused on vocabulary and comprehension skills for students bilingual in Quechua and Spanish in a classroom of first-grade students in Calca,

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