Does Participation in Family Literacy Programs Develop and Expand Literacy Behaviors?
Research says YES!
- Parent book reading with their children increased by 70% to more than once a day.
- Children's reading of books and magazines increased by 80% to more than once a day.
- Parents took children to the library twice as often, every two to three weeks.
- Parents provided a wider range of reading and writing materials at home for their children.
Source: Parent/Child Interactions, Indiana University