Literacy Starts with the Family... And that Means Dads Too

Literacy Starts with the Family... And that Means Dads Too

By focusing on the literacy of moms, dads, and their children at the same time, family literacy services are an effective way to help parents get involved in their children’s literacy development. Parents, teachers, and family workers will value this discussion on the connection between family literacy and fathers, the programs offered by family literacy services, and the methods necessary for achieving literacy goals. Comments from fathers who have made the connection are also included.



About OpenDoors

This online tool supports home visiting staff and those who support them by presenting regulations, strategies, publications, and resources in a way that’s interactive, flexible, and adaptable to people’s needs. It offers the readerthe opportunity to read, review, rate, save, and organize material that’s engaging, supports understanding, and ultimately contributes to their expertise as home visitors and home visiting supervisors. It has been developed by the Early Head Start National Resource Center, and includes numerous resources produced by other national centers.

Prepared for the Office of Head Start, under contract # HHSP23320100009YC, by the Early Head Start National Resource Center at ZERO TO THREE.