family literacy model builds a link between parents' education
and childrens' academic achievement. While the primary
goal of this effort is to improve the child's academic
success, it also provides the adult a means of assistance
for their own educational needs.
A child's environment and social experience have a long-term
impact on their
well-being and ability to learn. There are numerous factors
that support the family literacy model. It has been proven
that children do better in school when parents are involved
in their education. (National Center for Family Literacy
literacy supports parents in their role as their
child's first and most influential teachers.
strategy designed to serve families in need by assisting
parents to improve their literacy skills while helping
their children succeed in school.
parent's educational attainment is one of the best
predictors of a child's academic success.
literacy focuses on the parent-child relationship.
literacy helps children succeed in school.
literacy improves the literacy levels of parents
and eliminates employment barriers.