Date of Award
Master of Science in Education (MSEd)
Education and Human Development
The literacy achievement of students was found to be closely related to the involvement of their parents in the classroom and the continuation of literacy activities in the home (Clark, 2007). This thesis describes the process of gathering and analyzing data to answer specific research questions regarding the reactions of parents and students to home literacy activities. This study examined the impact of providing parents with tools and knowledge to make an impact on their children's literacy education. The purpose of this study was to examine parents' responses to support their child' s literacy education by using literacy kits. Parents were to complete literacy kits with their child at home and then were given the opportunity to respond on the effectiveness of the experience. Students also had the opportunity to share their reactions to these activities. This project was designed to give parents a chance to respond to efforts of furthering their involvement in home literacy activities.
Fisher, Jillian Sara, "An Examination of Parents' Responses to the Use of Literacy Kits in Order to Further the Support of their Child's Literacy Education" (2010). Education and Human Development Master's Theses. 24.