ERIC Number: EJ615938
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Naming Common Ground: Literacy and Community.
Shevin, Jonathan; Young, Chris
Afterschool Matters, v1 n1 p46-51 Sum 2000
At one urban family service agency, staff members have drawn a vital connection between community and literacy. Explains how this literacy program evolved from a basic tutoring opportunity into a curriculum using themes and information gleaned from the young participants' immediate community surroundings. Describes the program's history, curriculum, administration, staffing, staff curriculum and development; and materials and space. (SM)
Descriptors: After School Programs, Basic Skills, Elementary Secondary Education, Literacy Education, Relevance (Education), Thematic Approach, Tutoring, Urban Areas, Youth Programs
Afterschool Matters, c/o Children & the Classics, 114 W. 17th St.,Suite 3R, New York, NY 10011; Tel: 212-206-7722.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A