ERIC Number: ED386908
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Tactics for Improving Parenting Skills (TIPS).
Algozzine, Bob, Ed.; Ysseldyke, Jim, Ed.
This manual presents 99 one-sheet informational brochures designed to improve parenting skills. Each brochure is in a format suitable for duplicating, folding, and distributing. Each parenting "tactic" offers references to related brochures. Tactics are grouped under the following broad areas: (1) home/family involvement (e.g., accepting "The Other Family," education in the home, participating in the classroom, promoting family cooperation, supporting the child's needs); (2) school performance (e.g., achieving academic success, enhancing creativity, improving study skills); (3) social skills/self-esteem (e.g., building confidence, dealing with anxiety, developing self-esteem); (4) discipline/motivation (e.g., establishing routines, promoting initiative and perseverance); (5) personal health/safety (e.g., alcohol use, managing stress); (6) independent living (e.g., coping with school transitions, increasing self-reliance); and (7) bilingual/multicultural aspects (e.g., becoming a literate family, knowing one's parental rights). (DB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Education, Child Rearing, Discipline, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Family Environment, Health Education, Independent Living, Interpersonal Competence, Motivation, Multicultural Education, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Education, Parent School Relationship, Parenting Skills, Safety Education, Skill Development
Sopris West, Inc., 1140 Boston Ave., Longmont, CO 80501 ($19.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A