Children First: ABCs of School Success - A Guide for Parents

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Scarecrow Press, 2001 - Education - 103 pages
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Are you a parent concerned with your child's educational success? Or are you a teacher looking for practical suggestions for your student's family? In either case, this A to Z guide is for you. Based on nearly two decades of experience as a teacher and a principal, Shirley Dickinson has put together a succinct yet comprehensive primer for parenting. She covers important topics such as the Internet, parent-teacher conferences, gangs, and homework, in a way that parents and teachers will find eye-opening. With this book, you have a survival guide for kindergarten through high school.
 

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Contents

Anticipate Reading
1
Beware of Bullies
5
Choosing the Teacher
9
Discipline Dos and Donts
13
Exceptional Students
17
Family Fun and Field Trips
21
Groups and Gangs
23
Helping with Homework
27
Progress Reports
61
Quick Tips
63
Ridicule and Teasing
67
SelfEsteem Building
71
ParentTeacher Conferences
75
Use What You Already Have at Home
79
Violence and Drug Abuse in Our Schools
81
Watch for Warning Signs
85

Investigate Internet Involvement
31
JumpStart Learning
35
Know the Nurse
39
Learning Disabilities
43
Modifying Behavior
47
Be Nice to the Principal
51
Normal Operations of the School
57
Extra Help with the Internet
93
Your Adolescent Child
95
Zip Zap and Zeal
99
Conclusion
101
About the Author
103
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Shirley Dickinson has been an elementary school teacher and principal in Pennsylvania for nearly twenty years, as well as a past coordinator of their Federal Programs and their Gifted and Learning Support Programs. She is currently a principal in Greene County, Pennsylvania.

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