This toolkit helps families join efforts to support children’s literacy growth in remote or blended learning environments.
You will learn:
- Features of remote literacy learning.
- Roles that families play.
- Coaching steps to support literacy learning at home.
This toolkit includes:
- Overview Video & Resources
- Research Briefs & Infographics
- Tools & Tips for Families
Overview of Remote Literacy Learning
Remote literacy learning is a collaboration among schools, families, and students. Watch this brief overview video and explore these resources for a quick introduction to the features of remote literacy learning.
What is Remote Literacy Learning? What should it include? What are important considerations for students with reading disabilities? Learn the answer to these and other questions about Remote Literacy Learning in five minutes!
Remote literacy learning is a collaboration among schools, families, and students.
Families as Partners in Remote Literacy Learning
Learn what roles families and schools play in remote literacy learning and how families can create conditions to partner effectively with families and support children’s literacy growth in remote learning.
Remote literacy learning includes a mixture of literacy learning experiences that are teacher-led, family-led, and student-led. It is a collaboration among schools, families, and students. Parents have an important role in helping develop your child’s literacy skills.
You can coach your child’s literacy learning at home. This means interacting with and guiding your child so he or she grows and succeeds.
Parent Tips for Educating at Home
Breath and Relax
It’s OK to feel overwhelmed. This is very hard, especially with the many other responsibilities you have. There is no right way to do this. We’re all figuring it out as we go.
Love and Support
Continue to do what you’re already doing, like being supportive, loving, and responsive to your child’s social, emotional, and learning needs. You know your child best.
You probably feel under-prepared for this new role. That’s natural. Being a home educator is very challenging. Your child’s school knows this and appreciates your efforts. You’ve got this!
The research reported here is funded by awards to the National Center on Improving Literacy from the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, in partnership with the Office of Special Education Programs (Award #: S283D160003). The opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not represent views of OESE, OSEP, or the U.S. Department of Education. Copyright © 2021 National Center on Improving Literacy. https://improvingliterarcy.org