Family Literacy may be described as:
The intergenerational sharing of literate experiences that
provide a family environment which supports and expands the range of literacy
activities in the home and which encourages parents to incorporate those
activities into their own cultural context.
And . . .
A family literacy program can be described as an educative community in
which both parents and children become teachers and learners. Such programs
take an intergenerational approach and encourage adults to acquire skills by
helping children learn
The National Center for Family Literacy,