As parents become more involved in the schools and as schools st rive to involve parents in meaningful ways and extend the work that is done in schools, educators should look at promising educational practices that can be reinforced in the home environment.
One of these reinforcing, supportive activIties that are feasible for all parents and children, yet do not require instructional technology, is Sustained Silent Reading, which has been effectively utilized in schools.
Demos, E. S. (1986). Parents, Schools and HSSR. Reading Horizons, 26 (4). Retrieved from http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/reading_horizons/vol26/iss4/8