TITLE

FAMILY LITERACY PACKS: PRESERVICE TEACHERS' EXPERIENCES WITH FAMILY-SCHOOL CONNECTIONS

AUTHOR(S)
WILSON, D. REECE
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Reading Improvement;Mar2013, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the development of a family literacy project which centers on university preservice teachers to create literacy backpacks. It mentions that the literacy backpacks are intended to encourage family participation in reading in the home environment. It notes that the backpacks have children's books, directions for literacy activities, and materials to compete such activities. It also emphasizes the positive reaction of the parents to the project.
ACCESSION #
86889543

 

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