Teachable Moments

Teachable Moments

A Parent's Guide to Helping your Child Excel

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Helping children achieve academic success is an ongoing process for parents--and the sooner parents begin reinforcing learning skills, the quicker their child will start taking the initiative in his or her own learning. This book recommends specific activities, actions, and attitudes parents can adopt to reinforce the skills their child learns in school. Topics covered include: The importance of reading from pre-school through high school Helping students to develop writing skills Encouraging enthusiastic attitudes about school Parental attendance at back-to-school night Parental involvement with homework Encouraging students to read newspapers Teaching youngsters and adolescents basic research skills Helping students develop good study habits Using the computer to enhance academics. . .Many parents want to take an active role in their child's education but hesitate, believing that they lack the required expertise. This thoughtful book gives them the focus and perspective they need to take part in guiding their child's academic development from preschool through high school
Publisher: Barron's ; Publishers Group UK [distributor],
ISBN: 9780764132117
Branch Call Number: ANF 371.192 WEIN
Characteristics: ix, 214 p. ; 21 cm


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