TITLE

Creating Learning Centers for Family Literacy Night

AUTHOR(S)
Steward, Frances; Goff, Diana
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Illinois Reading Council Journal;Winter2006, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on activities that involved the creation of learning centers for family literacy. Some teachers who were enrolled in a university course on parent involvement planned two different parent workshops for children. The teachers discussed the standards and purposes for the activities. Excerpts of the planned activities are presented.
ACCESSION #
19656464

 

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