Re: CONLANG Digest - 4 May 2005 to 5 May 2005 (#2005-127)
|From:||Joseph a.k.a Buck <zhosh@...>|
|Date:||Friday, May 6, 2005, 19:33|
> I've read a book a long time ago, about pushing children to be
> supergeniuses from birth. One thing it mentioned was teaching them to
> read before they could talk. Assuming IRC and they weren't deluding
> themselves, it sounded like babies sometimes did pick up a written
> language independent of any spoken one.
There has also been some recent discussion that teaching sign language to
hearing children helps with the terrible-twos.