Family literacy programs

Family Literacy Connections (2007)

A Guide to Family Literacy Partnerships

This guide is intended for anyone running a family literacy program or interested in starting such a program or others involved in family literacy. While it is best to read this guide in its entirety, each chapter is a stand-alone section. This guide provides information on the following topics:
- Definitions of family literacy
- Family literacy partnerships and programs
- Why partnerships work and why they don't

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2008-02-01

Books in the Home Program - On Mother's Lap (2007)

Books in the Home, a program used widely in Canada, is based on the belief that parents are children's first and most important teachers. In this program, parents learn to read and share books with their children in positive and enjoyable ways. The program promotes reading and writing of both parents and children.

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2007-09-21

Books in the Home Program - Old Enough (2007)

Books in the Home, a reading program widely used in Canada, is based on the belief that parents are children's first and most important teachers. In this program, parents learn to read and share books with their children in positive and enjoyable ways. The program promotes reading and writing for both parents and children.

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2007-09-19

Books in the Home Program - Red Parka Mary (2006)

Books in the Home, a reading program widely used in Canada, is based on the belief that parents are children's first and most important teachers. In this program, parents learn to read and share books with their children in positive and enjoyable ways. The program promotes reading and writing for both parents and children.

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2007-09-19

Promising Practices in Family Literacy Programs (2007)

In recent years, family literacy providers across Canada have developed guidelines and quality standards for family literacy programs to ensure they support the needs of a wide range of families in a wide range of communities. This article focuses on five central statements of principle that form the foundation of promising practice in family literacy. Each statement is followed by examples of its implementation in actual programs.

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2007-07-31

Share the Gift of Stories 2005 (2005)

Literacy for Life Foundation is proud to share the stories created by children and adults in the Municipal District of Foothills #31 in Alberta. These stories were written on Family Literacy Day - January 27th 2005.

Sharing stories is the best way to help build a literate community. Literacy does not stand alone. It is part of our families and our community. Stories help our children learn about reading and life.

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2006-09-28

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

From Books as Coasters to Bedtime Stories (2006)

Family Literacy in Alberta's Next Generation

Pivotal Research partnered with the Centre for Family Literacy in Edmonton, Alberta, to research family literacy in the workplace. The purposes of the research were to identify current family literacy practices and the implications for Alberta’s next generation and to understand the human stories behind literacy statistical data.

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2006-08-31

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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