Aunts and Literacy
Worlds Awaiting - Season 1, Episode 25 , Segment 1
Episode: Aunts and Literacy, Helping Children Become Critical Readers
- Aug 13, 2016 5:00 pm
- 22:15 mins
What role do aunts and uncles and extended family play in developing literacy in children? Our first guest on “Worlds Awaiting,” Lynette Christensen, professor in the BYU School of Education, says they have a big role. She cites her own experiences as an aunt, as well as important research on the topic. Lynnette Christensen works with the BYU Positive Behavior Support Initiative and has been actively involved in the implementation and research of this program in the public schools.