read and write

Homeschool

Bilingual Homeschooling: Baby Steps to Biliteracy

by Maria
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By Maria Hawkins Photo credit: ThomasLife A few days ago a parent in my youngest daughter’s soccer class asked my advice on teaching her daughter to read.  I took a deep breath to collect my thoughts before I answered.  Her daughter had just turned three. The world of reading and writing opens so many doors […]

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giveaways and contests

Multilingual Living Giveaway – Learning to Read and Write in the Multilingual Family

by Corey
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Multilingual Living is delighted to announce that we are giving away a copy of the fantastic book, Learning to Read and Write in the Multilingual Family! We would like to thank Multilingual Matters for making this possible! As avid readers of Multilingual Living, you are well aware of the series of post we had recently. […]

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Teaching Children to Read and Write in More Than One Orthography: Tips for Parents

by expert
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By Xiao-lei Wang, Pace University Photo credit: Lance Shields As our world becomes increasingly globalized and mobile, more and more parents are now motivated not only to speak their heritage language to their children, but also to teach them to read and write it. Compared to oral language development, the process of learning to read […]

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Book Extracts

Learning to Read and Write in the Multilingual Family: Chapter 7 (Final Chapter)

by expert
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What bilingual or multilingual family is not at least curious about how to raise biliterate and multiliterate children? Yet it can seem like a daunting task. Helping our children speak another language may already be a challenge, how can we even begin to think about teaching our children to read and write in additional languages? […]

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Week in Review

Multilingual Living’s Weekend Review

by Corey
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This is a list of articles, Tweets, Facebook posts and links that we think you might enjoy this weekend. Thank you everyone for sharing your tips, tweets, emails and more with me! Were it not for you, this post wouldn’t even be here! The Newsletter is Alive Again! After a few weeks of rest, the […]

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