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ERIC Number: ED386908
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 435
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-57035-035-3
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)
Sopris West, Inc., 1140 Boston Ave., Longmont, CO 80501 ($19.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A