Family education

Our Favorite Family Recipes...and why we love them!! (2009)

These recipes were collected from women learning English as a Second Language (ESL) in Vancouver. The women, and their recipes, come from many countries: Mexico, Peru, Chile, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Venezuela and Sweden.

In addition to providing ingredients and instructions for the recipes, the women include notes explaining the significance of each dish in their lives or for their families.

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2010-05-05

Family Math Groups (2009)

An Exploration of Content and Style

In this literature review, the author outlines the relationship of family math and family literacy, explores the importance of play in developing early skills, and traces the mathematical development of early childhood. She reviews several large and small scale family math programs, and discusses common findings as to what makes these programs successful.

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2009-04-28

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.

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2009-01-30

How-to-Kit - Science Fun (2008)

Science is a fun way to introduce pre‐schoolers to the world around them. Science activities allow children to ask questions, expand their vocabulary, use their five senses to explore different things, and most of all, have fun while learning. This How‐to‐Kit provides an opportunity to engage families in developing positive attitudes towards science. The activities are easy, fun and hands‐on.

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2009-01-15

S.P.A.C.E (Support for Parents and Children in Education) (2005)

Support for Parents and Children in Education was a family literacy research project in rural Frontenac County in Northern Ontario. The purpose of this study was to determine and examine the supports needed by parents to be able to gain the skills and confidence necessary to deal with the various aspects of their children's education and to improve their literacy and numeracy.

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2008-04-25

Improving Family Literacy By Increasing Investments in Adult Literacy Education (2007)

Moving From a One Life Cycle to a Multiple Life Cycles Education Policy

In this article, the author, Thomas Sticht, explores the concept of intergenerational transfer of literacy from adults to their children. Sticht discusses how a parent’s education level can effect the achievement of their children, referring to recent research and a book entitled the BBC Adult Literacy Handbook.

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2007-11-08

The Good Mother (2006)

A Critical Discourse Analysis of Literacy Advice to Mothers in the Twentieth Century

Suzanne Smythe's theseis explores literacy advice to parents as a gendered practice of power rather than an institutional truth.

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2006-10-20

Pool Rhyme Time (2005)

Collection of Rhymes and Poems

This book contains more rhymes and poems to use with the Pool Rhyme Time Program.

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2006-09-12

Pool Rhyme Time (2005)

Program Manual

The Pool Rhyme Time Program was developed by Literacy for Life Foundation in the High River/Okotoks region of Alberta.

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2006-09-12

Summative Evaluation of the Manukau Family Literacy Project (2004)

This is the fourth evaluation report on the pilot Manukau Family Literacy Programme (MFLP).

This report has two parts:
- A summative evaluation of the 2004 programme (Sections 1 - 5) which looks at programme outcomes of the MFLP, using a range of data sources for evidence of changes in both the adult participants and their children across a number of aspects – academic, family, personal and social.

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2006-07-27

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