Bringing Neighborhood Dads Into Classrooms: Supporting Literacy Engagement | Reading Teacher | 2020
"Discussion: Based on fathers’ and teachers’ reports, the Fatherhood Reading Squad program seemed to have a positive influence on both fathers and students. Specifically, fathers and teachers believed that fathers’ reading to students had a positive impact on students’ view of fathers in society as well as students’ reading motivation. Student motivation, as evident through book engagement in the classroom, was also observed. Second, the program seemed to have an impact on fathers themselves, including their confidence in parenting and a personal sense of accomplishment for reading in class ... "