Capstone Project Title
This capstone identifies the process of creating a family literacy program to support literacy growth. The research question addressed in this project was, How can an effective parent outreach program impact literacy achievement and foster a community network at an urban charter school? It documents a teacher's creation of a family literacy program that builds literacy communities through school-home partnerships and literacy activities. The author documents the process of creating a family literacy program following researched methods that validate the creation of the curriculum. The results of the research help focus the capstone on two very important aspects of school-home partnerships. 1.) Breaking down common barriers between home and school partnerships. 2.) Creating clear lines of communication between home and school.
Charter Schools, Community Building, Literacy, Parent Involvement
Weisheipl, Anne C., "How Can An Effective Parent Outreach Program Impact Literacy Achievement And Foster A Community Network At An Urban Charter School?" (2017). School of Education Student Capstone Projects. 48.