A New Book Collection that Addresses the Word Gap and the Praise Gap

In 1995, researchers Betty Hart and Todd R. Risley published a groundbreaking study that found that there is a 30-million word gap between children from low-income families and children from higher-income families. They called it “the early catastrophe.” This immense word gap sets the stage for everything that would come later in a child’s life. They discovered this by conducting … Read More

Katherine Del MonteA New Book Collection that Addresses the Word Gap and the Praise Gap

Reaching Out To Hispanic Parents to Improve Family Reading

Reaching Out to Hispanic Parents to Improve Family Reading & Parent Involvement. Simple to follow suggestions. Research shows that parent involvement in their children’s education is one of the most important barometers for academic success and increasingly seen as an essential element of a school’s programming, and there is 30 years of support research. The most important skill that a … Read More

Katherine Del MonteReaching Out To Hispanic Parents to Improve Family Reading

Award-Winning Bilingual Books in our Parent Involvement Programs with English Learners

Below are award-winning bilingual books published by Lectura Books for The Latino Family Literacy Project™. Parents who are learning English enjoy these bilingual books with their children because they have so much they can relate to when they read them. Our books are bilingual in Spanish and English and the focus is to help parents learn English and read with … Read More

Katherine Del MonteAward-Winning Bilingual Books in our Parent Involvement Programs with English Learners