Finally, a book that demystifies our daunting education system by giving parents the insights and strategies they need to build positive relationships with teachers and connect to their childrenas learning in productive ways. Involved Parents = Better Students How do you ensure your child gets the best education possible when U.S. schools have become overburdened, test-driven institutions that rank only average worldwide? Decades of research confirm that when parents engage with their childrenas learning, kids do better in schoolaand life. This straight-talking guide helps you: ac understand the critical role you play in your childas education, ac connect with educators in respectful ways, ac encourage a love of reading in your kids, ac minimize homework meltdowns and disorganization, ac support students who struggle academically, ac help children navigate social situations and bullying, and ac fuel your childas mind and body for learning. Parent involvement looks different for every family and every child. Packed with real stories and tested strategies, The Parent Backpack demystifies our complex education system and gives you the insights you need to help your kids thrive.An interactive whiteboard brings curriculum and instruction to life with highly individual lessons, ideal for young visual and tactile learners. For example, for a fourth grade social studies lesson in continents, a teacher can access Google Earth and visit that continent with ... In a third grade science unit on the human body, a teacher can show what veins and arteries of the heart actually look like and sparkanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Parent Backpack for Kindergarten through Grade 5|
|Publisher||:||Ten Speed Press - 2013-07-23|