ERIC Number: ED351487
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Project Family. A Reference Manual.
Barker, Sue, Comp.; And Others
This manual is designed to provide information to those interested in developing family literacy projects. Part I contains information on the design and operations of Project Family, a program to empower parents to be better role models, foster supportive environments, and express positive attitudes about education. Other topics include implementation, recruitment, and community support. Examples of effective materials are provided. Part II focuses on curriculum and instruction. An outline of steps of instruction used to structure classes is presented. These parents' curriculum materials are provided: parents' and adult core curricula on family reading and examples of how parenting and survival skills were integrated with adult basic skills development using children's stories. These children's curriculum materials are included: information on "Reading Rainbow," core curriculum, and examples of the curriculum used to implement the children's class sessions. Other contents are supplementary materials given to parents and supplementary instructional activities. Lists of additional resources include organizational, print, manipulative, and audio and/or visual aids. The manual also provides sample forms for recordkeeping, information on staff development activities, sample evaluation forms, information on program impact, and recommendations. Appendixes include sample forms and project materials. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Basic Skills, Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Educationally Disadvantaged, Family Literacy, Intergenerational Programs, Learning Activities, Limited English Speaking, Literacy Education, Multicultural Education, Parenting Skills, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Public Relations, Publicity, Recruitment, Study Skills
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Authoring Institution: Northeast Texas Community Coll., Mount Pleasant.