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ERIC Number: EJ915237
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-May
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 21
ISSN: ISSN-1047-8485
The Parents' Academy: A Program for Supporting Caregivers in Fostering Literacy Skills
Jay, Annemarie B.; Korin, Dana R.
Metropolitan Universities, v20 n3 p34-46 May 2010
This article describes a program for supporting parents and caregivers of K-4 students at an urban university's charter school. To create this program, university faculty and school administrators developed a series of workshops to foster school-home literacy connections. Information about surveys, meetings and program implementation are provided in a grounded theoretical framework. An emphasis is given to parents' role construction and self-efficacy related to their involvement in the education of their children.
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), 815 West Michigan Street UC 3140E, Indianapolis, IN 46202-5164. Tel: 317-274-5036; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education; Elementary Education; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A