TITLE

Pearl and Ronda: Revaluing mothers' literate lives to imagine new relationships between homes and elementary schools

AUTHOR(S)
Whitmore, Kathryn F.; Norton-Meier, Lori A.
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Mar2008, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p450
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the relationship between family literacy and the academic success of school children. Various levels of parental involvement are described, including the help of parents in fund raisers. The need for increased parent involvement is discussed and two case studies on mothers, who were given pseudonyms in the article, are presented. The education of the mothers is commented on and the influence of their education on that of their children is analyzed. The relationship between personality and academic success is discussed and various written assignments are also described.
ACCESSION #
31204560

 

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