Home learning environments
Chapter 3: Home Visiting to Support Early Literacy Development
The REAL Online website provides a range of resources for organising work with parents and home visiting
Brooker, L. (2002) Starting School : Young Children Learning Cultures, Buckingham : Open
A useful, thoughtful text focussing on the richness that children from many cultures, with different languages bring to their community, and identifying the role of settings in work with parents around transition to school.
Whyte, K. L. and Karabon, A. (2016) Transforming teacher–family relationships: shifting roles and perceptions of home visits through the Funds of Knowledge approach. Early Years. 36(2)207-221. DOI: 10.1080/09575146.2016.1139546
This paper explores teachers experiences of home visiting, and their changes in perception and power when teachers sought to learn from parents.