ERIC Number: ED384004
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Family Literacy: New Perspectives, New Opportunities.
Morrow, Lesley Mandel; And Others
This brochure presents new perspectives and opportunities in family literacy. The brochure offers seven ideas as a definition of family literacy, and discusses why family literacy is important. It also discusses three areas where family literacy is taking place (studying the ways literacy is used by families, parent involvement initiatives, and intergenerational literacy initiatives). The brochure also offers 11 general guidelines that will increase the likelihood of making a family literacy program successful. The brochure concludes with a selected list of 12 organizations in 5 countries that can be contacted for further information. (RS)
Descriptors: Definitions, Elementary Education, Family Literacy, Intergenerational Programs, Parent Participation, Program Effectiveness, Research Methodology
Order Department, International Reading Association, P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139 (single copies are free; $7 per 100 copies).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.
Note: Statement prepared by the International Reading Association, Family Literacy Commission.