ERIC Number: ED385169
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Family Literacy: Building a Partnership Among Families, Communities, and Educators.
BEOutreach, v5 n2 Fall 1994
This special issue of the newsletter "BEOutreach" focuses on the theme of family literacy program design and implementation. Articles address these topics: the influence of language and literacy on relationships within families and between families and schools; innovative approaches to family literacy that emphasize excellence; examples of effective program implementation in California communities, including a program in parenting and literacy, a rural program for both Spanish and English speakers, and one for migrant parents; designing instruction for adults in basic literacy instruction; an adult literacy project for recent immigrants, conducted in cooperation with Mexico; critical issues in literacy education for bilingual adults; trends in state and federal policy; intergenerational story-telling; a life skills curriculum in sheltered English; and a study of Korean parental attitudes toward bilingual education. Reviews of new materials and publications, professional notes and announcements, and a story are also included. (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Adult Literacy, Bilingualism, Daily Living Skills, English, English (Second Language), Excellence in Education, Family Literacy, Family Programs, Family Relationship, Immigrants, Instructional Design, Instructional Materials, Intergenerational Programs, Introductory Courses, Literacy Education, Native Language Instruction, Program Descriptions, Program Design, Program Development, Program Implementation, Publications, Second Language Instruction, Spanish Speaking, Story Telling
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Bilingual Education Office.