When Children Face Disaster: The Role of Literacy
How can you help your child in the face of disaster? What can you do to ensure your child has opportunities to express his or her emotions, ask questions and understand what has happened? These tips help parents and teachers engage children in language and literacy activities that allow them to express their emotions and develop coping skills.
Celebrate Literacy Calendar
This calendar offers suggestions for fun activities to do with your children all through the year. Sharing language and literacy experiences with your children helps support their learning and their school success.
Cultivating Readers Magazine
Cultivating Readers, a parent-friendly publication, written by the National Center for Family Literacy with funding from Toyota, provides effective and easy strategies for promoting reading throughout a child’s early years.
Parent Involvement: Key Staff Roles in Elementary Schools
The five staff roles listed in this resource have been identified as crucial to the success of the Toyota Families in Schools model, an intensive family literacy program implemented in 50 Title I schools.
Parent Involvement: When Mom and Dad Go to School
Elementary schools nationwide are seeking ways to position parents as solid partners in the education of their children. To meet this need, elementary school family literacy programs are providing a powerful approach to involving parents in their children’s education.