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ERIC Number: ED415307
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Lao Parents and Teachers Association, Minneapolis, MN.
This collection presents advice to help parents help their children succeed in school. Information sheets are included from many sources, in English and translated into Lao by the Lao Parents and Teachers Association. The emphasis is on the elementary grades, although some of the materials are useful for parents of high school students. The following information sheets are presented: (1) "Protecting Your Child" (The National Child Safety Council); (2) "Show Your Child that Minutes Can Really Add Up"; (3) "Family Justice System Can Improve Behavior Problems"; (4) "Discipline Is a Little Like the Weather in that Every Body Talks about It, But Not Many Do Much about It"; (5) "10 Things To Teach Kids"; (6) "Busy Parents Can Make a Difference: 20 Ways"; (7) "What Parents Can Do"; (8)"Things To Do To Help Your Children: Give Them These Gifts: Time, Patience, and a Good Self-Concept"; (9) "Ways You Can Help Your Child Learn in School"; (10) "Listening Skills Are Important"; (11) Helping Children To Read and Write"; (12) "Reading to Children Is Important"; (13) "Parent Pledge"; (14) "Parent Quiz"; (15) "Language Is based on Experience, Is Learned through Listening, Improves with Good Models, Requires Practice"; (16) "Reading with Your Children: Five Easy Steps"; (17) "Helping Your Children Become Readers"; (18) "Ten Ways Parents Can Improve Children's Success in School"; and (19) "Words that Discourage, Words that Encourage." (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Asian Americans, Child Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Programs, Lao, Laotians, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Participation, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Reading Readiness, Safety, School Readiness, Urban Schools
Lao Parents and Teachers Association, 430 Bryant Avenue N., Minneapolis, MN 55405 (free).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Lao Parents and Teachers Association, Minneapolis, MN.
Note: Translated and promoted by the Lao Parents and Teachers Association (Lao PTA), Minneapolis, MN. For related document, see UD 032 088.