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Practical Lessons for Phone-Based Assessments of LearningAngrist, N., Bergman, P., Evans, D. K., … Letsomo, T. - 2020 - BMJ Global Health, 5(7), 16
School closures affecting more than 1.5 billion children are designed to prevent the spread of current public health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic, but they simultaneously introduce education risks as well as new, longer run health risks, via lost education. While some studies measure student involvement in educational activities during the crisis through phone-based surveys, the literature on assessing learning by phone is almost nonexistent, despite the fact that learning loss has major...
Improving Literacy Instruction in Kenya Through Teacher Professional Development and Text Messages Support: A Cluster Randomized TrialJukes, M. C. H., Turner, E. L., Dubeck, M. M., … Brooker, S. J. - 2017 - Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 10(3), 449–481
We evaluated a program to improve literacy instruction on the Kenyan coast using training workshops, semiscripted lesson plans, and weekly text-message support for teachers to understand its impact on students’ literacy outcomes and on the classroom practices leading to those outcomes. The evaluation ran from the beginning of Grade 1 to the end of Grade 2 in 51 government primary schools chosen at random, with 50 schools acting as controls. The intervention had an impact on classroom...