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Editors Talk New Editions: Teaching Writing to Children in Indigenous Languages

Posted on: February 7, 2020

Elsbeth WrightTeaching Writing to Children in Indigenous Languages

by Ari Sherris, Joy Kreeft Peyton

“I commission lots of fantastic monographs on early literacy, but these tend to think about writing something that children learn in a monolingual, English setting. In contrast, this monograph gives us a fascinating look at what happens when children around the world are given the opportunity to read and write in indigenous languages. It’s heartening to see how effectively these endangered languages can be revitalized and passed onto the next generation through practical school- and community-based initiatives!” - Elsbeth Wright, Editor

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