When parents and children both work on literacy skills, everyone wins—the parent, the child, and the community. Such approaches are sometimes called two-generation approaches and reflect the symbiotic relationships that naturally occur within families.
In 1994, political and educational leaders came together to designate November 1 as National Family Literacy Day. Now the month of November is recognized as National Family Literacy Month!
To find out more about family literacy and its impact on educational outcomes, visit the site for the National Center for Families Learning.