ERIC Number: ED431886
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
School Survival Kit for Parents. Helping Your Kids Cope with Reading, Writing, and Maths at School. Presenter's Guide. Workbook.
Adult, Community, and Further Education Board, Melbourne (Australia).
Developed in Australia, this Survival Kit for Parents is a program to enable parents to help their children with kindergarten and primary school education. The kit provides hands-on knowledge and skills for parents in regard to their child's education, as well as allowing parents to work towards credit in general education for adults. The Survival Kit includes a presenter's guide and a workbook for participants. The presenter's guide provides information for each of the 14 topics covered in the participant's workbook and includes a topic overview, topic aims, and preparation needed. Each topic includes these two sections: a suggested lesson plan (presenter notes, discussion topics, and activities) and assessment tasks based on nine learning outcomes. For some topics, there is an additional section on homework. The following topics are covered: (1) introduction; (2) encouraging your child; (3) understanding your school; (4) children's literature; (5) reading; (6) writing; (7) spelling; (8) mathematics anxiety; (9) learning mathematics; (10) place value; (11) number skills; (12) metrics; (13) other school subjects; and (14) returning to study. In addition, the presenter's guide provides information on marketing the parent-education program, assessment tasks, and recordkeeping. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Educational Resources, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Parent Education, Parent Participation, Parent Role, Parent School Relationship, Parent Student Relationship, Parent Workshops, Teaching Methods
Adult Education Resource and Information Service, Language Australia, GPO Box 372F, Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Adult, Community, and Further Education Board, Melbourne (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia