Home Experiences Related to the Development of Word Recognition
National Reading Research Center
University of Maryland Baltimore County
Researchers have documented many aspects of the home environment that seem to be important for optimal literacy development (for reviews, see Guthrie & Greaney, 1991; Morrow, 1989; Snow, Barnes, Chandler, Goodman, & Hemphill, 1991; Sonnenschein, Brody, & Munsterman, 1996; Sulzby & Teale, 1991). In this chapter we focus specifically on the role of home experiences in promoting the development of word recognition skills, a topic that has not ...