FPG Contributes to Handbook of Family Literacy
Four chapters by FPG authors are included in the Handbook of Family Literacy (2nd ed.), edited by FPG Fellow Dr. Barbara Hanna Wasik and published by Routledge. The new edition documents the need for literacy education for children and parents, describes early literacy and math development within the home, analyzes interventions in home and center settings, and examines the issues faced by fathers and women with low literacy skills. The chapters by FPG personnel include:
- The Role of Family Literacy in Society – by FPG Fellow Barbara Hanna Wasik and Barbara Van Horn
- Nested Strategies to Promote Language and Literacy Skills – by FPG Fellow Barbara Hanna Wasik and FPG Senior Scientist Emeritus Joseph Sparling
- Family Literacy Programs for Latino Families in the United States – by FPG Senior Scientist Dina C. Castro, and Julia Mendez, Sandra Garcia, and Diana Westerberg
- Developing Implementation Capacity of Organizations and Systems to Support Effective Uses of Family Literacy Programs – by FPG Investigators Sandra F. Naoom and Melissa Van Dyke, FPG Senior Scientists Dean L. Fixsen and Karen A. Blase, and Adrienne N. Villagomez
For more information, see Routledge.