Sep 2018
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Bando, Rosangela; Gertler, Paul
We analyze evidence from 10 at-scale field experiments in four countries on the effect of inquiry- and problem-based pedagogy (IPP) on students’ math and science test scores. IPP creates active…
May 2016
Author(s): Bassi, Marina; Blumberg, Rae Lesser; Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes
This paper analyzes gender bias in teaching in low-performing schools in Chile. To carry out the analyses, the authors used videotaped classes for fourth graders and coded 237 tapings. Results show a…
Aug 2012
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Hernández Agramonte, Juan Manuel; Martínez, Ernesto; Ludlow, Caitlin
¿A los cuatro o cinco años operan con álgebra, aritmética y geometría? Puede que resulte difícil de creer, pero si visita una clase de prescolar en la región Cordillera de Paraguay, verá niños que…
Aug 2012
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Hernández Agramonte, Juan Manuel; Martínez, Ernesto; Ludlow, Caitlin
That four- and five-year-olds can do algebra, arithmetic, and geometry may be hard to believe. But if you visit a preschool classroom in the Cordillera region of Paraguay, you will see children who…
Jun 2012
Author(s): Bassi, Marina; Covacevich, Catalina
Elige Educar is a Chilean public-private initiative that seeks to improve the appreciation of teachers and encourage high-performing students to study education by means of media campaigns, talks to…
Jun 2012
Author(s): Bassi, Marina; Covacevich, Catalina
Elige Educar es una iniciativa público-privada chilena que busca mejorar la valoración de los docentes e incentivar que estudiantes destacados estudien pedagogía, a partir de campanas mediáticas,…
May 2009
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Kipp, Scott; Cruz, Jessica; Ibarrarán, Pablo; Steiner-Khamsi, Gita
This working paper discusses the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) pilot program carried out by the Haitian Ministry of Education and Vocational Training (MENFP) conducted in collaboration with the IDB.…