ERIC Number: ED335645
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Parents Sharing Books. Annual Report 1990-1991.
Smith, Carl B.
This report describes and evaluates the first year of the "Parents Sharing Books" project, a parent outreach program for Indiana middle and junior high schools. The project focuses on increasing interaction between parents and middle school children with books that they read together, encouraging parents and children to share books and work together during this critical stage in their relationship, and providing effective training to leader teams. The report's 8 sections are as follows: (1) Introduction; (2) Purpose of the Evaluation; (3) Implementing "Parents Sharing Books"; (4) Limitations; (5) Conducting Evaluation; (6) Results; (7) Recommendations; and (8) Summary. Extensive appendixes include a news release, book lists, lists of committee members, application forms for principals and parents or teachers, a questionnaire, and evaluation materials. (SR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Lilly Endowment, Inc., Indianapolis, IN.
Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington. Family Literacy Center.
Identifiers: Indiana; Parents Sharing Books; Reading Motivation