Hi Troy - Very belated thanks for this. I added the URL for the
Multilingual Education article to the links section on this group's
I think that Wikipedia shouldn't be overlooked as an area to expand
information on topics like pluriliteracy and language of instruction
in multilingual societies. Thanks for working on this.
I note that there are apparently no articles in Wikipedia yet on
multilingual literacy (however termed).
--- In Multilingual_Literacy@yahoogroups.com, Troy <troybail@...> wrote:
> Hello Don,
> A while back I posted a message regarding an "MLE" entry on
> Wikipedia. I haven't seen much activity on that article, but in the
> hope that some here might get "inspired" I mention it again, plus the
> There are a number of areas within Wikipedia which could benefit from
> info on MLE thought & practice. One such area was the article on
> "Universal Primary Education". After placing a "seed" paragraph
> (with a few references), I would welcome others to fill out that
> section (and any others) with more complete info. FYI - the link is
> It's not hard to edit - simply click the "Edit" link near the section
> you're interested in. I think of particular interest there would be
> statistical info regarding the Home Language / School Language divide
> and actual drop-out rates where these differ.