TITLE

A Literacy Program for Fathers: A Case Study

AUTHOR(S)
Saracho, Olivia
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Early Childhood Education Journal;Feb2008, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p351
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A case study approach was used to document the literacy experiences of 25 fathers and their children who participated in a family literacy program. It explored the effects of a literacy intervention that was designed to assist fathers of five-year-old children to develop their children’s literacy learning in a family environment. The findings indicated that the fathers promoted their children’s literacy development when they learned literacy strategies and activities in the program. Although all fathers were provided with the same literacy content, they differed in their use of literacy strategies. Themes were identified and described based on the literacy strategies, interactions, materials, and activities that the fathers used.
ACCESSION #
29410896

 

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