Bedtime Stories and Book Reports: Connecting Parent Involvement and Family Literacy

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Bedtime Stories and Book Reports: Connecting Parent Involvement and Family Literacy

Format:  Paperback,

164 pages

Publisher: Teachers College Pr

Publish Date: Nov 2010

ISBN-13: 9780807751350

ISBN-10: 0807751359

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This edited volume connects parent involvement with family literacy two strands of research that rarely exist in conversation with one another. This discussion highlights how race, class, gender, and history serve as potent factors that shape children


Publisher: Teachers College Pr
Publish Date: Nov 2010
ISBN-13: 9780807751350
ISBN-10: 0807751359
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 164
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.55
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.25 x 8.75 x 0.5
Walmart No.: 9780807751350

Chapter outline

Forewordp. vii
Introductionp. 1
Research, Issues, and Policies in Parent Involvementp. 11
Flipping the Script: Honoring and Supporting Parent Involvementp. 15
A Response to Chapter 1p. 27
Parents Defining Parent Involvementp. 29
A Response to Chapter 2p. 39
Transformative Change: Parent Involvement as a Process of Identity Developmentp. 40
A Response to Chapter 3p. 51
Parent Involvement with a Purpose: Get the Lead Out!p. 52
A Response to Chapter 4p. 65
Literacy Practices and Experiences: Many Families, Many Literacies, Many Classroomsp. 67
Reading Attainment over Time: Following Urban Familiesp. 71
A Response to Chapter 5p. 84
Intergenerational Meaning-Making Between a Mother and Son in Digital Spacesp. 85
A Response to Chapter 6p. 94
Talking, Reading, and Writing about Lesbian and Gay Families in Classrooms: The Consequences of Different Pedagogical Approachesp. 96
A Response to Chapter 7p. 109
God's People Are Strong: Children's Spiritual Literacy Practicesp. 111
A Response to Chapter 8p. 123
Descubriendo Historias/Uncovering Stories: The Literacy Worlds of Latino Children and Familiesp. 124
A Response to Chapter 9p. 138
Conclusions: Connecting Parent Involvement and Family Literacyp. 139
Afterwordp. 145
About the Contributorsp. 153
Indexp. 157

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