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Creating Opportunities for Using Family Funds of Knowledge to Support Literacy Skills

Project #261

Callie Lewry Sharla Currie

Summary:

The overall purpose of the research is to explore ways to engage families in using and sharing their family funds of knowledge to increase literacy skills in early childhood. A community kitchen approach is used in a community school experiencing limited parental involvement to draw families together to learn from and support each other and to build community among the families.