Family, literacy, development and culture: Interconnections, reconstructions
- Are you up for the screen-free challenge? Campbell, Kristen // Hub (Hay River, NT);1/25/2012, Vol. 39 Issue 47, p6
The article reports on the move of that staff at the NWT Centennial Library in Hay River, Northwest Territories to promote literacy and encourage entertainment alternatives for Family Literacy Day.
- The definition of literacy is changing. Cano, Angele // Hub (Hay River, NT);1/25/2012, Vol. 39 Issue 47, p6
The article discusses the effort of Northwests Territories organizations, such as Hay River Literacy Society, to use more than just books to promote literacy in the Family Literacy Day.
- Untitled. White, Jesse // Illinois Literacy;Fall2013, p1
An introduction is presented in which the author discusses various reports within the issue on topics including literacy programs in fiscal year 2013 in Illinois, commitment in supporting the program and encouragement on families to spend quality time in reading and learning together.
- From the editors. Gibson, Sharan A.; Cappello, Marva; Hobsbaum, Angela; Koefoed, Blair; Ross, Pamela // Literacy Teaching & Learning: An International Journal of Early ;2009, Vol. 13 Issue 1/2, preceding p1
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including one by Alanna Rochelle Dale and colleagues on literacy practices in a Community Book Club, one by Elsa S. Billings on the frequency and forms of family literacy practices associated with a pediatrician-based program, and...
- Family Literacy Day in Caracas. Gonzalez, Marian; Alvarez, Tania; Lettinga, Brian // International Educator;Apr2011, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p34
The article focuses on the Family Literacy Day celebrated by the Colegio Internacional de Caracas (CIC) in Venezuela.
- Family Literacy Programs: Where Have They Come from and Where Are They Going? DOYLE, Antoinette // Frontiers of Education in China;Mar2012, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p85
Family literacy programs in North America and the United Kingdom have enjoyed widespread public and political support. Thousands of initiatives following a variety of models currently operate under the spectrum of family literacy programs. In this paper, the influence of learning theories, the...
- FAB:ulous! Family Literacy Nights: Learning to Listen to Families. McIntyre, Ellen; Longwell-Grice, Hope; Kyle, Diane // Reading Horizons;Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p1
This article describes our implementation of a program aimed at supporting families' literacy through books and strategies and through capitalizing on what the families know and care about. We held several Family Literacy Nights in which we planned activities, workshops, and book give-aways...
- The Value of Book Distribution in a Clinic-Based Literacy Intervention Program. Jones, V. Faye; Franco, Sofia M.; Metcalf, Sharon C.; Popp, Robert; Thomas, Amy E. // Clinical Pediatrics;Sep2000, Vol. 39 Issue 9, p535
Presents information on a study which determined whether anticipatory guidance at well-child visits that included early literacy development and the provision of books changed family literacy practices. Methodology; Impact of book distribution on parent's choice of leisure activities; Advantages...
- Family literacy education-Panacea or false promise? Hendrix, Scott // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Dec99/Jan2000, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p338
Presents information on family literacy as an educational and public effort to join early childhood and adult literacy education. Facts on the status of family literacy in the United States; Discussion on the concerns about the failing family literacy models; Details of the lack of parent and...