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Iyengar, Radhika; Muffly, Sarah; Akomaning-Mensah, Charles; Karim, Alia; Pokharel, Prabhas; Adeni, Sarayu – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2016
Educational outcomes across multiple countries show large gaps between children's grade level curricular expectations and the actual learning levels of children. This paper discusses findings from an early grades literacy study and attempts to explore factors that potentially improve the English language learning results of Grades 3 and 4 learners…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Reading Skills, Foreign Countries, Children
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Iyengar, Radhika; Karim, Alia; Chagwira, Florie – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2016
Reading fluency is a skill foundational to academic performance, and acquiring this skill in early grades is crucial. Throughout sub-Saharan Africa, reading levels of students are far below grade level, and Malawi is no exception. Research suggests that students, particularly in consistently spelled languages, acquire automaticity most easily by…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Fluency, Foreign Countries, Rural Schools