Teen Tuesday: Spreading a Love of Writing


This Milwaukee teen loves writing so much, she’s developed a non-profit organization that helps children not just write, but learn to write well about themselves and their own interests.

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Katie Eder teaching in Villavicencio, Colombia.

Katie Eder, 15, is the founder and executive director of Kids Tales, which has taught pproximately 120 children of ages 8-12 in Milwaukee, Chicago, Washington, D.C., and Colombia (South America). Her workshops and the curriculum she wrote for them have been recognized by the American Field Service’s Project: Change with a Vision in Action award. The Milwaukee Business Journal announced in its July 10 issue that it gave Eder and Kids Tales one of its 2015 Eureka Awards, which recognize creativity and innovation. And Eder is one of the International Literacy Association’s first list of “30 Under 30” — 30 people under 30-years-old — whose work helps promote literacy.

For the whole article, see http://www.jewishchronicle.org/article.php?article_id=16245.

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