ERIC Number: ED372864
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Parenting for Education.
Owens, Vivian W.
Intended to influence parents to play an important role in their child's education, this guide is an educational how-to book written in simple, easy-to-understand language, showing parents how to engage in activities with their children at home that will upgrade academic performance at school. The book covers 77 concepts, each presented as a separate article. Each article is organized to present a specific problem confronting some learners; discuss a potential solution; and, outline the solution. The articles include the following: (1) parental attitudes and the child's learning environment; (2) reasoning situations; (3) training memory; (4) vocabulary enrichment; (5) educational planning; (6) laying a reading foundation; (7) socialization of the young; (8) supporting a budding scientist; (9) creating a mathematical environment; (10) classroom attitudes; (11) setting achievement goals; (12) self discipline; (13) medical problems interfering with learning or school performance; (14) help for dyslexia; (15) tips for better reading; (16) studying; (17) task sequence; (18) teen depression; (19) relieving the drudgery of learning difficult concepts; (20) encouraging underachievers; (21) parent-child games; and (22) choosing the right college. (HTH)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Environment, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Environment, Homework, Mathematics Instruction, Parent Participation, Parent Student Relationship, Parents as Teachers, Reading Instruction, School Attitudes, Science Instruction, Study Habits, Study Skills, Teaching Methods
Eschar Publications, P.O. Box 1196, Waynesboro, VA 22908 ($6 plus $2 postage and handling).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A