ERIC Number: ED382944
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
A Survey of Family Literacy in the United States.
Morrow, Lesley Mandel, Ed.; And Others
Designed to be a resource guide for parents, teachers, and policymakers, this book traces the historical development of family literacy and provides an overview of the field in the United States. It includes discussions of more than 100 sources about family literacy. The book presents specific information about particular family literacy programs as well as new initiatives. Sections in the book are (1) Introduction; (2) Parent Involvement Programs; (3) Intergenerational Programs; (4) Research on Naturally Occurring Literacy in Families; (5) Agencies and Associations That Deal with Family Literacy; and (6) Further References about Family Literacy. An index of Family Literacy Programs concludes the book. (NKA)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Family Literacy, Information Sources, Intergenerational Programs, Parent Participation, Reading Programs, Surveys
International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Road, P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139 (Book No. 127: $14 members, $20 nonmembers).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Parents; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.
Identifiers: Historical Background; Literacy as a Social Process