ERIC Number: ED442233
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
La reussite scolaire de votre enfant: Pour aider votre enfant a mieux apprendre a la Maison et a l'ecole, de la 1re a la 9e annee. Manuel d'accompagnement a l'intention du parent = The Parent Advantage: Helping Children Become More Successful Learners at Home and School, Grades 1-9.
Walker, Catherine; Antaya-Moore, Dana
This guide for French-speaking parents of students with learning disabilities in Alberta presents a variety of strategies parents can use to help their children in grades 1 through 9 become successful learners. Section 1 offers ideas for helping students get and stay organized, such as using self-talk to create a positive attitude and organizing materials. Among many suggestions for developing reading skills are using games to learn sight words, paired reading, and talking about books. Writing suggestions include using various techniques to get started writing, helping students develop proofreading and editing strategies, and using word processing. The section on spelling covers helping children find the correct spelling of a word, editing spelling in written work, and ways to learn new words. The following section, on mathematics, offers suggestions on practicing number facts, getting math work done, problem-solving, preparing for a math test, and using technology. Suggestions for preparing and taking tests include study tips, accommodations for test taking, test writing strategies, and utilizing test results. The final section is on projects and covers finding information, alternative ways to show learning, book reports, and technology. Appendices include forms and the correct order of strokes in letter formation. (CR)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, French, French Canadians, Learning Disabilities, Learning Strategies, Mathematics, Parent Student Relationship, Parents as Teachers, Reading, Self Management, Spelling, Study Habits, Test Wiseness, Testing Accommodations, Writing (Composition)
Direction de l'education francaise, Alberta Learning, 11160 Avenue Jasper, Edmonton, Alberta, T5K 0L2, Canada. Tel: 780-427-2940; e-mail: DEF@edc.gov.ab.ca.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Learning, Edmonton. Direction de l'education francaise.; Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta, Edmonton.
Identifiers - Location: Canada