Gear Up for Family Literacy Month

§ October 26th, 2011 § Filed under Current Events, Elementary School, High School, Middle School, Teacher resources § Tagged , , , , , , § No Comments

November is Family Literacy Month, an opportunity to foster parent’s involvement in their children’s education. Help parents develop engaging family-school relationships with these events and activities.

Family Literacy Night at the Boston Children’s Museum
Kick off family literacy month at the Boston Children’s Museum on Friday, November 4 from 6-8:30 pm. Parents and children will enjoy fun activities, take-home resources, and more.

Family Literacy Day at the Children’s Museum at Holyoke
The Children’s Museum at Holyoke will host a family literacy event on Saturday, November 12 from 1-4 pm. Families can participate in literacy activities and receive take-home tools.

National Center for Family Literacy
The NCFL website offers a collection of free resources for parents, including an interactive Literacy House. Explore the Literacy House by clicking on objects in different rooms to discover everyday literacy activities.

U.S. Department of Education Parent’s Page
The U.S. Department of Education’s Parents page includes a Toolkit for Hispanic Families, a Parent’s Guide to School Success as well as other resources.

Visit the Massachusetts Department of Education webpage for more information about Family Literacy Month.

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