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Title Handbook of family literacy / edited by Barbara Hanna Wasik
Edition 2nd ed
Published New York : Routledge, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 479 pages) : illustrations
Contents pt. 1. Overview of family literacy -- pt. 2. Children's early literacy and language development -- pt. 3. Parent and adult learning and engagement -- pt. 4. Culture and diversity -- pt. 5. Global efforts in family literacy -- pt. 6. Program quality and fidelity in family literacy
Summary The Handbook of Family Literacy, 2e, provides the most comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of family literacy of any available book. It documents the need for literacy education for children and parents, describes early literacy and math development within the home, analyses interventions in home and center settings, and examines the issues faced by fathers and women with low literacy skills. Cultural issues are examined especially those for Hispanic, African American, American Indian, Alaskan Native, and migrant populations. Noted experts throughout the United States, Canada, Engla
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Family literacy programs -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
EDUCATION -- General.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Education.
Family literacy programs.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Literacy.
United States.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Wasik, Barbara Hanna
ISBN 1136899111
113689912X
9781136899119
9781136899126