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Intergenerational Literacy Websites for Educators

1. Tried and True: A Guide to Successful Intergenerational Activities at Shared Site


Programs- http://www.intergenerational.clahs.vt.edu/pdf/jarrotttriedtrue.pdf
2. CAELA: Family and Intergenerational Literacy in Multilingual Communities-
http://www.cal.org/caela/esl_resources/digests/Famlit2.html

3. Chelsea Public Schools Family Literacy Program-
http://www.chelseaschools.com/cps/schools/early-learning-center/intergenerational-
literacy.htm

4. New England Literacy Resource Center, Supporting Literacies within Families-
http://www.nelrc.org/practice/supporting.html

5. Senior Citizen and 8th Grade Activities-
http://www.nwp.org/cs/public/print/resource/1289
The authors describe an intergenerational literacy program in which senior-citizen
volunteers and eighth-graders engaged in joint literacy activities.

6. Family Literacy: A Review of Programs and Critical Perspectives-
http://www.hfrp.org/publications-resources/browse-our-publications/family-literacy-a-
review-of-programs-and-critical-perspectives

7. Language Lizard Blog-
http://blog.languagelizard.com/2014/07/24/fun-ideas-for-summer-language-
learning/
http://blog.languagelizard.com/2012/05/27/bilingual-children-benefits-of-
learning-to-read-in-the-home-language/








Intergenerational Literacy Articles

Cooter, K. S. (2006). When mama can't read: Counteracting intergenerational illiteracy.
The Reading Teacher, 59(7), 698-702. Retrieved from
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203281246?accountid=15101

Doiron, R., & Lees, J. (2009). It takes a village to raise a reader: Reflections on an
intergenerational literacy program. School Community Journal, 19(1), 137-154.
Retrieved from
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Henkin, N. Z., & Butts, D. M. (2012). Intergenerational practice in the
united states: Past, present and future. Quality in Ageing and Older Adults, 13(4),
249- 256. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/14717791211286913

Nickse, R. S., Speicher, A. M., & Buchek, P. C. (1988). An intergenerational adult
literacy project: A family intervention /Prevention model. Journal of Reading,
31(7), 634-642. Retrieved from
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6508?accountid=15101

Paratore, J. R. (2006). Approaches to family literacy: Exploring the possibilities. The
Reading Teacher, 59(4), 394-396. Retrieved from
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279475?accountid=15101

Winter, M., & Rouse, J. (1990). Fostering intergenerational literacy: The
missouri parents as teachers program. The Reading Teacher, 43(6), 382.
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