Resources

Dai Dai Resources provide you with detailed project documentations, ALA Family Literacy (FL) resources in general and toolkits to adapt thet CALA Family Literacy project to your group.

 Family Literacy Bags:

 

http://www.readingrockets.org/article/27935

http://www.cehs.usu.edu/ecc/web/flb.html

http://hercules.gcsu.edu/~cbader/5210SPED/FLB.htm

Family Literacy Programs:

http://literacy.kent.edu/Oasis/Pubs/WhoBenefits2003.pdf

http://www.floridaliteracy.org/?gclid=CIXshPqas54CFQkIswodbSx0nQ

http://www.hfrp.org/publications-resources/browse-our-publications/family-literacy-a-review-of-programs-and-critical-perspectives

http://www.nationalserviceresources.org/node/17125

http://www.joe.org/joe/2001august/iw2.php

http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdeadult/download/pdf/FamLitProgModel0805.pdf

Bibliography:

“Bringing Literacy Home; Fighting Illiteracy with Fun”. Children First Vol. 19, Iss 4, p. 19, 24, Jul-aug, Spring, 2005

Family Literacy: Experiences from Africa and Around the World. 1st ed. Cape Town: dvv international, 2008

“Family Support and Family Literacy.” Family Support America (formerly the Family Resource Coalition): Chicago, July, 1997.

“National Institute for Literacy and Mocha Moms Team Up to Boost Boys’ Literacy Skills”.  PR Newwire,. New York: Jun 12, 2008

“Reading Is Fundamental Launches ‘Read for Change,’ a United We Serve Initiatives”. PR Newswire.  New York: July 20, 2009

Aitchison, Jenny. “Experiments in the Provision of Rural Community Libraries in South Africa: the Family Literacy Project’s Initiatives”. Innovation 32(1): pp. 94-109 ; 2006

Machet, Myrna and Nicoline Wessels. “Family Literacy Projects and the Public Library”. Innovation 32(1): pp. 55-73 ; 2006

Prins, Esterh and Kai Schafff. “Individual and Structural Attributions for Poverty and Persistence in Family Literacy Programs: The Resurgence of the Culture of Poverty” in Teachers College Record; Sep2009, Vol. 111 Issue 9, p2280-2310, 31p

Sénéchal, Monique, and Laura Young. “The Effect of Family Literacy Interventions on Children’s Acquisition of Reading From Kindergarten to Grade 3: A Meta-Analytic Review.” Review of Educational Research; Dec2008, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p880-907, 28p

Wiseman, Angela. “When You Do Your Best, There’s Someone to Encourage You”: Adolescents’ Views of Family Literacy”. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy; Oct2009, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p132-142,

Wessels, N and H. Knoetze. “Using Family Literacy in a Multifaceted Intervention Strategy to Establish School Libraries in Disadvantaged Communities”. Innovation Vol. 33: pp.44-58 ; 2006

Family Literacy Activities:

http://pabook.libraries.psu.edu/familylit/

http://www.buddyproject.org/backpack/default.asp

http://adultedmatters.wordpress.com/2008/05/19/free-on-the-go-family-literacy-activities/      downloadable activities list

http://plusitbook.com/fun-family-literacy-activities-using-new-words/

http://www-tcall.tamu.edu/litresources/famliltres.htm

Family Literacy Day/Night:

http://toronto.about.com/b/2009/01/26/family-literacy-day-on-tuesday.htm

http://www.chelsearecord.com/2009/11/09/4th-annual-chelsea-family-literacy-day-november-7/

http://northolympiclibrarysystem.blogspot.com/2009/11/family-literacy-day-at-nols-was-success.html

http://www.deafhoosiers.com/Outreach/FamilyEducation/documents/FamilyLiteracyDayFlyer.pdf

http://www.colorincolorado.org/article/13283

Family Literacy Program with an emphasis on learning Chinese:

http://www.ccchouston.org/html/Equipped_For_Future/FAMILY%20LITERACY%202.htm

http://www.cllrnet.ca/myproject/view/75

http://www.buddyproject.org/backpack/info.asp?id=32  in the middle of the page, under the heading “The Five Chinese Brothers Book Activities”

http://wik.ed.uiuc.edu/index.php/Family_Literacy-Multilingual_or_bilingual_Children

http://cpls.educ.ubc.ca/content/pdfs/6Zhang-Chinese-American.pdf

Chinese Recipes:

http://userealbutter.com/2007/10/04/chinese-dumplings-and-potstickers-recipe/

http://chineseculture.about.com/library/weekly/aa020298.htm

http://www.beijingservice.com/beijinghighlights/dumpling.htm

http://www.grouprecipes.com/s/chinese-dumpling/recipe/1/relevancy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6NdskgjZMgM (YouTube video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KjlMt6LUbZk (YouTube video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEwEwxlbASg (YouTube video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRdA_aUVyC4 (YouTube video)