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Literacy For Empowerment - Concha Delgado-Gaitan

Literacy For Empowerment

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Published: 2nd January 1990
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Children's success in literacy is largely dependent on the active and systematic communications between parents and teachers. In this study the essence of literacy is observed in the Portillo Community when working class Mexican-American parents empowered each other by sharing their experiences to help their children in school. Utilizing their ability to read and interpret their reality the families collectively organized to transform their children's educational opportunities.

Portillo - a community responding to diversity
Conducting research in Portillo
Conceptual framework of literacy and empowerment
Classroom literacy activities
Home socialization to literacy
Parents' response to homework literacy activities
Home-school relationships - understanding the schools' communication
Organization of parents and re-definition of their role in the schools
Empowerment - implications for theory, practice and policy
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ISBN: 9781850006626
ISBN-10: 1850006628
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 191
Published: 2nd January 1990
Publisher: FALMER PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1