Assess the areas where changes in perspective or practice can make meaningful differences in outcomes for family literacy and support programs. Assess the benefits of inter-agency and community collaboration in achieving outcomes-based goals for family literacy and support programs. Examine family literacy across a variety of contexts and populations. Recommend approaches and strategies that will build and sustain family literacy.
Reflect on personal, societal and organizations biases assumptions and beliefs to increase self and system awareness to advance practices. Analyze current research in family literacy in order to increase awareness of best practice. Student Program Handbook. Youtube - Part-time Studies Video.
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Continuing Education. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann Trade, This collection of works by education experts and family literacy practitioners and participants presents an excellent foundation for redefining family literacy programs.
The contributors highlight the political implications of the family literacy movement by acknowledging the complexities within and among families. Attempting to move away from the frequently deficit-driven model of family literacy, these folks aim to build on the strengths that families bring to the learning situation, their diverse languages, literacies and problem-solving capabilities.
Cambridge MA: Blackwell Publishers, This book chronicles the construction of new bridges not only among schools, communities and families, but also among developmental and cognitive psychologists, education researchers, early childhood educators and library scientists. While mostly theoretical, the articles do practically address issues such as programming, collaboration and evaluation. New York: Cassell, A collection of perspectives on parent and family focused literacy work, offering practical methods supported by research and theory.
This excellent resource recognizes that fatherhood is changing as family roles are changing in our society. It includes information on selection, programming, collaboration, and large annotated lists with resources and books about fathers and fathering. Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc.
Written more for public librarians, this book has a few really great ideas for fundraising with an eye for the long term. Some of the information is rather dated but this book has some great ideas. Settings Menu Search.
Research Focus — Provides an extensive review of experimental studies, including national reviews and meta-analyses on family literacy. For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now. It provides scholars, students, policymakers, and practitioners both inside and outside the field with an invaluable snapshot of its current boundaries and rapidly growing content. It's also a great tool to utilize in the classroom when you have a parent come in and help run a literacy center. Add to Wishlist.
Participants include a student and an adult buddy a parent, relative, or friend. Once the librarian selects a title, each pair reads the book on their own and then they come together to discuss it at a designated time. It helps if the librarian, or leader, prepares questions for discussion prior to the gathering and offers opportunities for everyone to participate.
Comprehensive — Provides updated information on the relation between early childhood literacy development, parenting education, and intervention services. Research Focus — Provides an extensive review of experimental studies, including national reviews and meta-analyses on family literacy. Practice Focus — Provides a comprehensive treatment of family literacy interventions necessary for program developers, policy makers, and researchers.
Diversity Focus — Provides detailed information on cultural and diversity issues for guiding interventions, policy, and research.