Learning to read is no trivial matter—Alison Clarke and Pamela Snow

Reading and writing are so much a part of our everyday lives that it’s easy to think that they are ‘natural’ processes like talking and listening. However, humans only invented the first writing systems around 6000 years ago. Compared to the tens of thousands of years we’ve used spoken language, that’s just a blink.

Read the full article and more in Every Child Vol. 21 No. 2—Connecting with communities

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