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Balancing Linguistic and Contextual Factors: Lessons Learned from Supporting Reading in Three Alpha-Syllabic Script Languages

Resource Type: 
Event Recordings, Materials, and E-Courses
Author(s): 
Ralaingita, Wendi
van Ginkel, Agatha
Publisher or Sponsoring Organization: 
RTI International and SIL LEAD
Date Published: 
March 28, 2018
Abstract (200 Character Limit) : 

This presentation describes issues related to early grade reading instruction of alpha-syllabic languages. The presenters share experiences from reading programs in Ethiopia and Nepal and talk about decisions that were made to develop an appropriate scope and sequence and approach for instruction in alpha-syllabic languages.

Topic: 
Teachers and Teaching
Language of Instruction
Text and Materials
Program Design and Implementation, Scope and sequence
Target Audience: 
Implementers