TITLE

Promoting family literacy

PUB. DATE
April 2001
SOURCE
Reading Today;Apr/May2001, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features the brochure on family literacy and school community, developed by the Family Literacy Committee of the International Reading Association. Approaches to start family literacy projects; Activities which school district could sponsor in connection with the project; Suggestions for teachers to promote family literacy.
ACCESSION #
4383785

 

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