Joining the video-game literacy club: A reluctant mother tries to join the "flow"
- Letter from the Editor. Stanistreet, Paul // Adults Learning;Feb2005, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p4
Introduces several articles about family learning.
- Parent Involvement in Reading. Steward, Frances; Goff, Diana // Illinois Reading Council Journal;Winter2008, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p40
The article focuses on the literacy development at the emergent level of young students in the U.S. It also emphasizes the role of parents, older siblings and caregivers in developing children's knowledge in the community. Further, children must be provided with opportunities to establish...
- Family literacy is more than reading and writing. // Asian Pacific Post;1/16/2014, p11
The article discusses the different types of literacy and essential skills that parents can incorporate into their daily family activities to help their children develop the abilities they need to succeed in school and for a lifetime of learning.
- What can video games teach us about teaching reading? Compton-Lilly, Catherine // Reading Teacher;May2007, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p718
The article explores some of the principles about learning identified by James Gee that are incorporated into video games. The author maintains that the principles Gee has identified by watching children interact with video games are precisely the principles that define excellent reading...
- Family Literacy. Holloway, John H. // Educational Leadership;Mar2004, Vol. 61 Issue 6, p88
Focuses on the importance of family literacy activities to the development of literacy skills in children. Factors affecting family literacy activities; Components of comprehensive family literacy programs; Evaluation of family literacy activities.
- Building all our futures. Lochrie, Margaret // Adults Learning;Feb2005, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p8
Discusses the importance of family learning. Significance of family learning for adults; Providers of family learning programs in Great Britain; Improvements to be made in family learning programs.
- The radical challenge of family learning. West, Linden // Adults Learning;Feb2005, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p11
Focuses on the nature of family learning programs in marginalized communities of Great Britain. Challenges posed by family learning programs to policy makers and professionals; Significance of the multi-agency program Sure Start; Efforts of the British government to improve the quality of...
- O Processo de RVCC, a promoÃ§Ã£o da Literacia Familiar e a EscolarizaÃ§Ã£o: Estudo ExploratÃ³rio nos CNO. Ferreira, Cláudia; Morais, Filipa; Cruz, Inês // Sociologia (08723419);2012, Vol. 23, p169
This article aims to give the main achievements of the 1st part of phase 1 of the research project "CNO: A Double Opportunity: Promoting Family Literacy and Children's School Success." It is presented a summary of the obtained data of an exploratory study on the impact that the RVCC frequency...
- Child Development and Genre Preference: Research for Educational Game Design. Sherry, John L.; Lucas, Kristen; Greenberg, Bradley S.; Holmstrom, Amanda // CyberPsychology, Behavior & Social Networking;May2013, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p335
As the movement to capitalize on unique affordances of video games for learning continues to grow, relatively little research in that area has examined how formal features, such as genre and game mechanics, draw and hold children's attention. This study examines which genres children prefer and...