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ERIC Number: ED496346
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jan
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Why It Is Important to Involve Parents in Their Children's Literacy Development: A Brief Research Summary
Clark, Christina
National Literacy Trust
This research brief explains the need for parental involvement in children's literacy activities and development, based on overwhelming evidence about the benefits of parents being involved in their children's education in general, and their children's literacy activities in particular. Parental involvement positively affects children's performance in both primary and secondary schools, leading to higher academic achievement, improved social adjustment, and greater school enjoyment. This brief describes other similar impacts that have been identified with regards to literacy practices.
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Literacy Trust (England)
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