¡Preparados, Listos, Ya!: An Interpretative Case Study Centered on Teaching Hispanic Parents to Support Early Bilingual Literacy Development Prior to Kindergarten
A parent training program pilot designed and implemented to develop early literacy skills of bilingual Hispanic pre-kindergarten students is described and analyzed through a case study approach. The program incorporated parent collaboration, bilingual literacy training and accessible literary themes to improve literacy prior to kindergarten. Developmental Indicators for the Assessment of Learning- third edition (DIAL-3) screening scores and qualitative evidence document the program’s significant impact.