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Family Literacy

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Case for family literacy programs 1991 Family literacy programs are showing up as major components in state reform strategies related to welfare, education, an...
Collaborations for literacy, an intergenerational reading project: tutor's handbook (excerpts) 1985 Collaboration for Literacy, conducted by Boston University, is a community based reading project which trains college wo...
Effect of family literacy interventions on children's acquisition of reading from kindergarten to grade 3 Oct 2006 This study analyses findings from fourteen intervention studies representing three types of parent involvement and concl...
Effects of the implementation of Proposition 227 on the education of English learners, k-12: findings from a five-year evaluation January 24, 2006 California's Proposition 227, passed in 1998, was intended to significantly alter the ways in which the state's English ...
English family literacy programs: building on the resources of the home 1990 In family or intergenerational programs, more than one generation participates in literacy practices and literacy instru...
Family and intergenerational literacy 1991 The digest looks at types and characteristics of family literacy programs and considers some of the issues in this appro...
Family and intergenerational literacy in multilingual communities 1998 The report reviews selected research, current policies, goals, models for program design, and curriculum approaches in ...
Family and intergenerational literacy programs: an update of "the noises of literacy" 1990 Family and intergenerational literacy programs combine adult basic skill improvement and literacy development in childre...
Family learning for limited-English proficient parents and their pre-school children: an intergenerational approach [n.d.] Plymouth Canton Community Education in Michigan implemented an intergenerational English as a Second Language program be...
Family literacy and adult English language learners 2002 This trends and issues report describes how the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, Title II, encourages adults to learn l...
Family literacy in adult education: the federal and state support role Sept 7, 2007 Developed for the August 20, 2007 meeting of the National Commission on Adult Literacy, this paper examines how family l...
Family literacy programs and practices 1992 This Practice Application Brief describes some of the program models that are proving effective in family literacy. It ...
Family literacy: respecting family ways 1998 The digest discusses the family as a preferred place of literacy development and highlights family literacy initiatives ...
Helping your child become a reader; with activities for children from infancy through age 6 2000 Intended for parents of young children, this document gives an explanation of why and how to use language skills to help...
Intergenerational learning and social capital 2003 This Digest examines the relationship between intergenerational learning and social capital and describes research findi...
Intergenerational literacy model project handbook 1988 This project developed a model and accompanying implementation strategies for involving parents and the community in att...
Literacy begins at home: teach them to read Sept 2007 This brochure has a checklists of ways parents can help a child during each stage of reading development from toddler to...
Put reading first: the research building blocks for teaching children to read, kindergarten through grade 3 2001 This report makes suggestions for basic reading instruction with adults based on an evaluation of research. Main sectio...
Seminar on family literacy for migrant families: proceedings report 2000 This document is the proceedings of a Seminar on Family Literacy for Migrant Families held at the Wyndham City Center Ho...
Show me family literacy! Missouri's guide to establishing family literacy programs 2001 From the state of Missouri, a guide to establishing family literacy programs, including definitions, resources for getti...
Teaching children to read: an evidence-based assessment of the scientific research literature on reading and its implications for reading instruction, summary report 2000 This summary describes the methodology used by the National Reading Panel to review research in reading instruction and ...
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