Family environment

Taking it Day by Day (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 4

This is the story of a single working mother's abusive childhood and how she ended up being a teenage runaway.

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2004-08-03

Parents-As-Partners-As-Learners Project (1988)

The project sought to demonstrate the value of informed parental assistance in improving the reading skills and the attitude towards school of primary school children and as an avenue to discover illiterate adults and a means of drawing them into an educational process.

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2003-05-06

Parents-As-Partners-As-Learners - Guide (1991)

The Parents-as-Partners-as-Learners project is designed to encourage a love of reading in children and to increase communication between the home and school.

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2003-05-06

The Fourth-Grade Plunge: An Example of How Evidence-Based Adult Literacy Research Has Influenced K-12 Instructional Guidance (2003)

This article provides examples of how research into Kindergarten - Grade 12 literacy has been used to inform ideas about adult literacy. The author suggests that there is a need for research to promote further understanding of the life span changes that affect reading.

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2003-04-28

Inequalities in Literacy Skills among Youth in Canada and the United States (1999)

This report suggests that youth in North America do not fare as well in their literacy skills as their European counterparts. The findings were based on data from the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) which was conducted in seven countries in 1994, and later extended to include 24 countries.

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1999-11-17

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