Reading and Writing Acquisition

Reading and writing are core literacy skills, in which children need to be proficient in both their native and other languages. This section contains a mix of articles and teaching strategies for the different elements of literacy, including grammar, phonics and comprehension. As English is taught in most countries, the difficulties and other aspects of teaching English is explored in more detail. The multilingual nature of today’s classrooms is acknowledged as is the importance of literacy across all curriculum areas and social emotional development.