ERIC Number: ED336805
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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Insuring a Quality Education for Your Children: A Guide for Parents.
This booklet offers parents an overview of the elements crucial for a good education, with the intention of motivating them to take an active role in their children's education. The booklet's 21 sections are as follows: (1) What is an education? (2) Why get a good education? (3) What composes a good education? (4) Is communication important? (5) What can be done at home? (6) Can computers be helpful? (7) Can television be helpful? (8) Can too much pressure be detrimental? (9) Are private schools a good alternative? (10) What is Special Education and what services does it offer? (11) What are Talented and Gifted programs? (12) Who determines curricula in public schools? (13) What are standardized tests and why are they given? (14) How are public schools accredited? (15) Should schools teach higher order thinking skills or facts and information? (16) Are the fine arts and physical education an essential part of a "good" education? (17) What are developmental education and developmental teaching strategies? (18) What is the "whole language" approach to reading? (19) What will the school of the future be like? (20) What is the answer? and (21) Thoughts for the future. (SR)
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Parent Participation, Parent Role, Parent School Relationship, Parent Student Relationship, Public Schools, Whole Language Approach
John DeCotis, 210 Stonewall Ave., Fayetteville, GA 30214 ($1.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
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