20-Minute Learning Connection: California Elementary School Edition

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Simon & Schuster, 2001 - Study Aids - 336 pages
In just 20 minutes a day, you can transform your child's approach to learning.

By devoting 20 minutes each day to helping your child succeed in school, you can make a profound difference in the intellectual and emotional development of your child.

Learn how to help your child:

Become a confident and capable learner. Master the California Content Standards. Succeed on high stakes tests. Avoid homework meltdowns.

"20-Minute Learning Connection" includes more than 200 home learning activities aligned to the Sunshine State Standards for Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. You will also find checklists, resources, and an overview of the changing education landscape in Florida. You will learn how to communicate effectively with your child's teacher, how to deal with test anxiety and homework frustration, and how to identify "power standards" -- the most important knowledge and skills students need to master.

You are your child's first and most important teacher. Only a parent can provide the emotional security that enables a child to become confident, capable, and empowered. "20-Minute Learning Connection" will help you create an environment where you and your child can learn together, laugh together, and maintain a love of learning amidst all the chaos of daily life.

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Douglas B.Reeves is the founder of The Leadership and Learning Center. He has worked with education, business, nonprofit, and government organizations throughout the world. The author of more than 20 books and many articles on leadership and organizational effectiveness, he has twice been named to the Harvard University Distinguished Authors Series. Dr. Reeves was named the Brock International Laureate for his contributions to education. He also received the Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of Secondary School Principals and the Parents Choice Award for his writing for children and parents.

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