School-Based Family Literacy Intervention Programs

Author(s): Pelletier, J. (2011)
This summary was created by the Research for Teachers project at The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO):

This summary outlines research in the area of school-based family literacy intervention programs:

It has long been known that what parents do in the home regarding language stimulation and literacy related activities can boost children’s language abilities and school literacy. Recent evidence has shown the power of intervention programs to help parents support their children’s developing literacy."
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Tags: Early years literacy, Elementary education, Family literacy, Intervention, Language, Language and Literacy, Literacy, Parent Teacher Relationships, Parental Involvement, Parents