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Summer 2019


What impact does parental involvement have on literacy development in early childhood education? This literature review focuses on parental involvement in early childhood. It focuses on the impact between parental involvement and the success of children on literacy skills. There are also many strategies that have been researched that can help educators get parents involved in their child’s education that will increase success for the child in the area of reading. It focuses on the important of students learning foundational literacy skills at a young age in order to ensure success later on in school. This literature review answers the following questions: What parts of parental involvement are important to literacy development in children? Does the amount of parental involvement and literacy development depend on different factors? Does the connection and communication between the school and parents directly affect parental involvement?