Family Literacy Practices in the home and community: A Review of the Literature on Family Literacy (2008)

This literature review was developed as part of a larger project that will result in the creation of a provincial framework for family literacy in New Brunswick. The intended purpose of this document was to provide an overview of current literature and key issues related to family literacy and to inform discussions at the New Brunswick Forum on Family Literacy 2008 that took place in Fredericton, New Brunswick, in June 2008.

Following a short introduction, the document is organized into three sections: key themes and issues; points of consideration; and bibliography. The following key themes and issues are discussed:

- Family literacy programs
- Understanding family literacy as social practice
- Teaching methods and program content
- Deficit discourse
- Impact of school literacy on home literacy
- Influence of experience upon the early development of the brain
- Best practices in family literacy education

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Lynda Homer. Family Literacy Practices in the home and community: A Review of the Literature on Family Literacy 2008. Web. 26 Nov. 2020 <http://en.copian.ca/library/research/lcnb/review/litreview.pdf>
Lynda Homer (2008). Family Literacy Practices in the home and community: A Review of the Literature on Family Literacy. Retrieved November 26, 2020, from http://en.copian.ca/library/research/lcnb/review/litreview.pdf
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