|Reading to the HEART|
“What positive outcomes in youth, adults, and communities result from the presence of critical elements in a 4-H experience?” A group of evaluators reviewed the basic and applied research on characteristics of effective programs for youth development. From this process, eight essential elements were identified focusing on belonging, mastery, generosity and independence.
This annual report highlights many of the 4-H camps and events that took part on the three military installations in the state of Louisiana. Thanks to grant funding, each of the three installations has a 4-H club on the base.
A collaborative military partnership among four university cooperative extension services in Louisiana and Mississippi. The program uses a gardening curricula to connect military families to their communities in fun, interactive ways.
This annual report contains some of the activities that took place as part of Louisiana 4-H's Operation: Military Kids initiative, as well as quotes, statistics and a letter from the 4-H state military liaison.
The purpose of the School-Home Links Reading Kit is to encourage greater family, school and community involvement in the education of children and to improve their skills and achievements in reading and other language arts.
Program flyer for the Reading to the HEART program. Reading to the HEART is an exciting family reading program featuring computer technology projects, book discussions, arts & crafts projects, photography, scrapbooking and family portfolio development, and other family literacy events.
The RTTH Program is a partnership between the LSU AgCenter and local community and faith-based partners to bring the findings of evidence-based reading research to the educational community and families with an interest in helping all people learn to read well. As depicted in the research poster, logic modeling of the RTTH Program is helping us assess the effect of reading interventions on reading motivation and proficiency.
Are you looking for ways to stretch your technology budgets for literacy programs? Information on Web-based resources you can use in literacy programs, including lesson plans, computer project, online books, "the arts" and professional development are included in the PowerPoint presentation Stretch your technology budget: Using Web-based resources in literacy programs.