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English family literacy programs: building on the resources of the home

Series or Serial: ERIC/Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics news bulletin, v. 14, no. 1 (p. 6-8+)

Publisher: Center for Applied Linguistics

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 1990

Distributor: ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics

Source Address: 1118 22nd Street NW

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20037

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: Program Manager

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: Intergenerational Programs

In family or intergenerational programs, more than one generation participates in literacy practices and literacy instruction. The article discusses the role of parental input, desired outcomes of family literacy programs, research findings, program structure, resources, and the cultural and social context of English family literacy. References are included.

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