Program for adults and children. Features instruction for adults in literacy and parenting as well as educational/developmental services for children.
programs A program with a literacy component for parents and children or other inter-generational literacy components.
How family interactions influence the language development of young children and provide the context in which they learn to read and write.
A literacy program that provides adults with instruction "on how to foster literacy in their children or other young relatives." The program may also provide direct literacy instruction for children and/or adults, and may involve classes where adults and children are working together ( Harris & Hodges, 1995).
Programs that address the intergenerational nature of literacy by integrating the following four components: (1) interactive literacy activities between parents and their children; (2) training for parents regarding how to be the primary teacher for their children and full partners in the education of their children; (3) literacy education for parents that leads to economic self-sufficiency; and (4) age-appropriate education to prepare children for success in school and life experiences.
programs that offer literacy instruction for the whole family versus adults only. Parenting education and training is offered in addition to literacy instruction.
A practice of involving all family members in the learning of literacy and education skills. For more information, click here .
Family literacy is a method of education. Relatively new, family literacy is currently beingput into practice in the United States and in South Africa.