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ERIC Number: ED017342
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1960
Pages: 42
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HOW TO HELP YOUR CHILD LEARN, A HANDBOOK FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN IN KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE 6.
National Education Association, Washington, DC.
THIS HANDBOOK PROVIDES INFORMATION AND ADVICE FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN IN KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE 6. INDIVIDUAL CHAPTERS OF THE HANDBOOK ARE DEVOTED TO THE VARIOUS AREAS OF THE ELEMENTARY CURRICULUM--(1) READING, (2) SPELLING, (3) HANDWRITING, (4) ARITHMETIC, (5) SCIENCE, (6) SOCIAL STUDIES, (7) ART AND MUSIC, (8) FOREIGN LANGUAGES, AND (9) HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION. ADDITIONAL CHAPTERS ARE CONCERNED WITH THE SUBJECTS OF HOMEWORK AND REPORT CARDS. IN EACH CHAPTER, AN INFORMATIVE INTRODUCTORY SECTION CONSISTS OF A GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CURRENT PROCEDURES IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION AND OF THE CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES AND GOALS APPROPRIATE TO THE VARIOUS AGE AND GRADE LEVELS. THE INFORMATIVE SECTION OF EACH CHAPTER IS FOLLOWED BY AN ENUMERATION OF WAYS IN WHICH PARENTS CAN ASSIST PROFESSIONAL EDUCATORS IN MOTIVATING, STIMULATING, AND ENCOURAGING CHILDREN TO REALIZE MAXIMUM BENEFITS FROM THE ELEMENTARY SCHOLASTIC EXPERIENCE. THE SUGGESTIONS FOR PARENTS, BOTH GENERAL AND SPECIFIC, INCLUDE RECOMMENDATIONS CONCERNING (1) APPROPRIATE MATERIALS AND ACTIVITIES TO SUPPLEMENT AND ENRICH CURRICULAR EXPERIENCES AND (2) MEANS BY WHICH AN ENVIRONMENT CONDUCIVE TO ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE CAN BE FOSTERED IN THE HOME. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM EITHER THE DEPARTMENT OF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRINCIPALS OR THE NATIONAL SCHOOL PUBLIC RELATIONS ASSOCIATION, 1201 SIXTEENTH STREET, N.W., WASHINGTON, D.C. 20036 FOR $0.75. (JS)
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Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC.
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