ERIC Number: ED464331
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Parents as Models. Parents and Children Together Series.
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication, Bloomington, IN.; Family Learning Association, Bloomington, IN.
The message of this series of books, "Parents and Children Together," is that parents and children should get together, talk about stories, and learn together. This book, "Parents as Models," contains several stories that can be read and discussed by parents and children in a relaxed way. The book has a companion audiotape. Advice is given in the first part of the book as to how to have fun while you read and learn. In the second half of the book and on one side of the audiotape are ideas and guidelines for the interested parent. Following an introduction, the book is divided into these parts: Getting Started; Read along Stories ("The City Mouse and the Country Mouse"; "The Baker and the Beggar"; "The Night Something Happened"); and Parents as Models (Parents as Models; Questions about Parenting; Be a Model in Practical Ways; Books for Parents and Children; Books for Parents; Books To Read Together; Books for Children To Read on Their Own; Online and Printed Periodicals; and Online Resources for Parents). (NKA)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Modeling (Psychology), Parent Child Relationship, Parent Role, Story Reading
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication, Indiana University, 2805 E. 10th Street, Suite 140, Bloomington, IN 47408-2698. Web site: http://eric.indiana.edu/. Family Learning Association, 3925 Hagan St., Suite 101, Bloomington, IN 47401.
Publication Type: Creative Works; Guides - Non-Classroom; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication, Bloomington, IN.; Family Learning Association, Bloomington, IN.