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ERIC Number: ED241609
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Pages: 25
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Home Is for Helping.
Des Moines Public Schools, IA.
This booklet for parents offers ideas for utilizing everyday situations in the home to help children improve in school, primarily in reading and mathematics skills. General suggestions are given for helping children to do their best by talking to them, reading to them, listening to them, praising them, watching television with them, keeping them healthy, and making sure they get to school on time. Activities are offered to help children with: knowing the names of things, naming sounds, following verbal directions, knowing letters and numbers, putting things in order, sorting things, following written directions, reading newspapers and magazines, understanding time, understanding measurement, understanding money, and knowing mathematics facts. It is stated that children need a quiet time and place for study. A bibliography of children's books lists 12 books or types of books for young children, 5 books or book series for pre-teens, and 8 books for teenagers. Suggestions are also given for other types of reading materials, games, other activities, and materials around the house that can be used for learning. (DC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Des Moines Public Schools, IA.