106 Ways Parents Can Help Students Achieve

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R&L Education, 1999 - Education - 44 pages
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Based on conclusions from more than 30 years of research linking parental involvement and higher student achievement, this booklet offers 106 ways parents and others can become more involved in children's education. The ideas are grouped according to the following categories: (1) learning begins at home; (2) making sure your child starts school ready to learn; (3) making family time learning time; (4) using the newspaper for better learning; (5) using computers to promote learning; (6) increasing your child's self-esteem and motivation; (7) supporting your child's schoolwork; (8) working with the school; (9) promoting your family's values; (10) helping your child avoid negative peer pressure; (11) promoting good health = promoting good learning; (12) preparing your child for the world of work; (13) getting the help you need; and (14) establishing home/school/community support for learning. The booklet concludes by noting that with a little caring and creativity, parents can help children get ready for, enjoy, and stay in school, and prepare for a bright future after graduation. (Contains 21 references.) (KB)
 

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Contents

106 Ways Parents Can Help Students Achieve
1
Learning Begins at Home
2
Making Sure Your Child Starts School Ready to Learn
5
Making Family Time Learning Time
7
Using the Newspaper for Better learning or Whats Black and White and Read All Over?
11
Using Computers to Promote Learning
13
Increasing Your Childs SelfEsteem and Motivation
15
Supporting Your Childs Schoolwork
18
Promoting Your Familys Values
26
Promoting Good Health Promoting Good Learning
29
Preparing Your Child for the World of Work
31
Getting the Help You Need
33
Establishing HomeSchoolCommunity Support for Learning
35
Final Thoughts
38
Resources
39
Acknowledgments
41

Working With the School
21

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