Can Disadvantaged Parents Motivate Children for Reading?


by Adeline W. Gomberg 1970

Professor Gomberg sketches here the story of a Philadelphia experiment in which workshops were organized for teaching the parents of Head Start pupils how to teach their children to learn. The larger questions could not be answered in one summer's experience; but Dr. Gomberg does indicate that disadvantaged parents, when made sufficiently aware of the learning opportunity being offered to them, can achieve a good deal of learning themselves as they find out about teaching their children to read.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 71 Number 3, 1970, p. 451-454
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 1738, Date Accessed: 10/18/2017 9:07:32 AM

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