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Title:Reaching for Literacy Success as a Mexican Immigrant: A Close Up of Kindergarten Children and Their Families
Author(s):Gillanders, Cristina
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Mason, Jana M.
Department / Program:Education
Discipline:Education
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Sociology, Ethnic and Racial Studies
Abstract:Findings highlight the role of parental active support and corresponding literacy practices at home, as promoters of positive effects of bilingualism and consequently literacy learning. In addition, the school's use of Spanish facilitated the dynamic of the families' belief in active support of their children's literacy learning and subsequent literacy practices.
Issue Date:2001
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:145 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/79589
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI3017081
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:2001


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