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ERIC Number: ED437195
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 124
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-9675366-0-X
Parents Make the Difference: A Guide for Parents Who Want To Be Involved in Their Child's Education.
Quick, Robin
Written by an educator, this book is designed to help parents develop a solid working relationship with their school-age children and their children's teachers, to dispel some popular "homework myths," to help parents and children become more efficient at homework, and to offer suggestions on how to help children become more independent with homework. Section 1, "Parent Involvement," contains these chapters: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Parent/Teacher Conferences"; (3) "Communication"; (4) "Monitor All Materials"; and (5) "Fight When Needed." Section 2, "Homework Myths," contains chapters: (6) "Laziness"; (7) "Traditional Study Environment"; (8) "You Should Know This"; (9) "Incorrect Priorities"; and (10) "If Education Was Important to You." Section 3, "Preparing for Battle," contains chapters: (11) "'Battle Stations'"; (12) "Keep a Positive Attitude"; (13) "Suggestions for Creating a Good Study Environment"; (14) "Set Time Guidelines"; and (15) "Monitor the Progress." Section 4, "Study Tips for Specific Content Areas," contains: (16) "Overview"; (17) "Spelling/Vocabulary"; (18) "Textbook"; (19) "Novel"; (20) "Mapping/Outlining"; (21) "Timelines"; and (22) "Statistics." Section 5 contains the book's brief conclusion. (EV)
Robin Quick, 37 Lowry Lane, North East, PA 16428. Tel: 814-725-5695 ($8.50).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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