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.

The materials included in this database were collected by LRCP partners. The objective of this work is to establish a primary source of information and therefore the resources have not undergone any kind of selection or quality control process. The content of the resources are the responsibility of the authors.

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Publication Year: 1993 | Submission Date: August 2, 2017
A case study examined the decision-making process that impelled a teacher to change her literacy instructional practices and the change process she went through when adopting new practices.
Publication Year: 2012 | Submission Date: August 2, 2017
This study follows current psycholinguistic models (Nelson, 1996, 2007; Snow, 1972; Tomasello, 2003) that subscribe to the central premises of sociocultural theories of human development (Vygotsky, 19
Publication Year: 2013 | Submission Date: August 2, 2017
In this article we report the findings of a two-phase action research study focused on the role of collaborative work in the development of elementary students’ writing skills at a Colombian school.
Publication Year: 2013 | Submission Date: August 2, 2017
Using elements of the ethnography of globalization and teacher research, two Puerto Rican researchers and educators worked collaboratively with a teacher on a study conducted in a third grade classroo
Publication Year: 2003 | Submission Date: August 2, 2017
In this article, we analyze literacy events co-constructed by three bilingual, mainland Puerto Rican kindergartners and the network of adults and children in their homes who support their developing l
Publication Year: 2008 | Submission Date: August 2, 2017
The purpose of this paper is to report the experiences and practices of 21 exemplary teachers participating in a project designed to train Caribbean teachers in literacy development.
Publication Year: 2009 | Submission Date: August 2, 2017
The article reports on the implementation of a reading grant from the International Reading Association's Developing Countries' Fund at an elementary school in Jamaica.
Publication Year: 2010 | Submission Date: August 2, 2017
This article presents the results of a study on utilizing stories for teaching English as a foreign language to children in first, second and third grades.
Publication Year: 2001 | Submission Date: August 2, 2017
In this article, we analyze aspects of the complex literacy lives of three Spanish dominant, mainland Puerto Rican kindergartners who were beginning readers at the time of the study.
Publication Year: 2012 | Submission Date: August 2, 2017
We present here the results for the kindergarten level of a qualitative research study on the impact of a curriculum connecting learning events in Spanish and English in authentic communicative perfor

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