Parent child relationships

Celebrating International Literacy Day, September 8, 2002 : Teach the Mothers and Reach The Children (2002)

In the context of International Literacy Day, this article discusses the positive effects of education on mothers, which in turn affects the cognitive development and educational attainment of their children. The author makes specific reference to an organization in Washington DC called Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW), which conducts related research and provides training to women.

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2002-08-28

On the Right Track (2002)

Families Growing and Learning Together

This resource is for anyone who works with and cares for young children. This booklet gives suggestions on how to help children discover the love of reading. On the Right Track provides information on how to help children with learning for each developmental stage. It provides learning activities and suggested reading material for young children.

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2002-08-23

Learning Together (2001)

Conference Report

This is the final report of a conference called "Apprenons ensemble - Learning Together." It includes, in both languages, remarks of the panelists, speeches from guest and keynote speakers, an outline and description of the workshops, the results of the family literacy consultations and the Learning Together Anthem.

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2002-05-06

Developing a Parent Literacy Curriculum (2000)

Integrating Reading and Writing Skills with Effective Parenting

The goal of this booklet is to share with other practitioners some of the curriculum ideas and activities arising from our own experiences in teaching parent literacy.

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2000-01-01

Adult Basic Education: Strategies to Increase Returns on Investment (ROI) (1999)

Drawing upon a variety of studies, the author argues that adult literacy program can increase their ROI by developing 'programs that maximize the intergenerational transfer of educational benefits from parents to children, and functional-context education programs [that] integrate basic skills instruction with job and parenting skills training'.

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1999-07-01

Getting Ahead in Life (1998)

Does Your Parents' Education Count?

Education is an important determinant of one's position in society, affecting a person's participation in the community and likely success in the labor market. The inherited intellectual capital of the family - forged over the years by generations of family members' achievements at school and work - often plays a large role in a child's educational achievement.

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1998-01-01

Family Learning Hand Book (1997)

This manual chronicles the Lockeport and Area Family Learning Program`s experience in creating and implementing their family learning program.

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1997-01-01

Parental Print Exposure and Young Children`s Language and Literacy Skills (1996)

This essay examines the relations of parental print exposure, socio-economic status, and education to young children's language and literacy skills.

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1996-01-01

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