Teaching and learning about family literacy and family literacy programs / Jacqueline Lynch and Esther Prins.
"This book provides a systematic exploration of family literacy, including its historic origins, theoretical expansion, practical applications within the field, and focused topics within family literacy. Grounded in sociocultural approaches to learning and literacy, the book covers research on how families use literacy in their daily lives as well as different models of family literacy programs and interventions that provide opportunities for parent-child literacy interactions and that support the needs of children and parents as adult learners. Chapters discuss key topics, including the roles of race, ethnicity, culture, and social class; digital family literacies; family-school relationships and parental engagement in schools; fathers' involvement in family literacy; accountability and employment; and more. Throughout the book, Lynch and Prins share evidence-based literacy practices and highlight examples of successful family literacy programs. Acknowledging lingering concerns, challenges, and critiques of family literacy, the book also offers recommendations for research, policy, and practice. Accessible and thorough, this book comprehensively addresses family literacies and is relevant for researchers, scholars, graduate students, and instructors and practitioners in language and literacy programs"-- Provided by publisher.
- ISBN: 9780367371333
- ISBN: 9780367371302
- Physical Description: 232 pages ; 23 cm
- Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2022.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Foreword / by Jim Anderson -- Family literacy : introduction and overview -- Literacy theories and families -- Early literacy development -- Adult education and literacy -- Family literacy and race, ethnicity, and culture -- Family literacy and social class -- Family literacy models and practice settings -- Family literacy programs : successful models and practices -- Father engagement in literacy and family literacy programs -- The role of other family and community members in family literacy -- Digital literacies in family literacy -- Diversity and family-school relationships : improving parental engagement with schools -- Accountability, employment and family literacy -- Conclusions and future directions.
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|Subject:||Family literacy programs.
Literacy > Social aspects.
Reading > Parent participation.
Culturally relevant pedagogy.
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