ERIC Number: ED382401
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
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Parents Are Teachers, Too: Enriching Your Child's First Six Years.
Based on a weekly newspaper column intended to encourage parents to become involved in their children's education, this book provides encouragement and specific suggestions, in 16 chapters, for parents who want to help their children learn from everyday experiences. The chapters are: (1) "Who, Me? A Teacher?" (2) "Your Child's Self Esteem"; (3) "Developing Skills for Learning"; (4) "Developing a Love of Reading"; (5) "Learning To Read"; (6) "Beginning To Print"; (7) "Language: Having Fun with Words"; (8) "Math: So Much More than Counting!" (9) "Developing Muscles, Coordination, and 'Good Sports'"; (10) "Creative Thinking"; (11) "Encouraging Your Child's Curiosity"; (12) "Nurturing Artistic Expression"; (13) "Singers, Dancers, and Music Makers"; (14) What about Television?" (15)"Summer: Dealing with 'Mom, What Can I Do?'" and (16) "Entering Kindergarten." An annotated list of parenting resources is included. Contains 53 references. (DR)
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Children, Creativity, Curiosity, Early Childhood Education, Informal Education, Kindergarten, Language Acquisition, Mathematics Education, Music, Parent Participation, Parenting Skills, Parents as Teachers, Reading Readiness, Self Esteem, Sportsmanship, Television Viewing, Writing Readiness
Williamson Publishing Company, Church Hill Road, P.O. Box 185, Charlotte, VT 05445 ($9.95 plus $2.50 postage and handling).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Opinion Papers
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