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ERIC Number: ED413079
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 72
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-877140-21-X
Starting School: A Guide for Parents and Caregivers.
Renwick, Margery
Starting school is a milestone in a child's life. This booklet for New Zealand parents and caregivers offers guidelines for making the transition to school a positive experience. The topics discussed include: (1) selecting a school; (2) visiting the school; (3) enrolling children in school; (4) the initial adjustment; (5) clothes and schoolbags; (6) bilingual and immersion classes; (7) the curriculum; (8) classroom organization; (9) homework; (10) computers; and (11) food at school. Parents' viewpoints are shared through diary entries throughout the booklet which record their children's experiences with starting school. (Contains 12 references.) (Author/KB)
New Zealand Council for Educational Research Distribution Services, P.O. Box 3237, Wellington, New Zealand; fax: 04-384-7933 ($14.85, New Zealand dollars).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Zealand Council for Educational Research, Wellington.
Identifiers - Location: New Zealand