ERIC Number: ED452539
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Motivating Your Child To Learn. Parents and Children Together Series.
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication, Bloomington, IN.; Family Learning Association, Bloomington, IN.
This book, one of a series, shows how to help motivate children to learn. The message of the series urges parents and children to spend time together, talk about stories, and learn together. The first part of each book presents stories appropriate for varying grade levels, both younger children and those in grades three and four, and each book presents stories on a particular theme. The Read-along Stories in this book are: "Jellybean Adventures" (Lou Hamilton); "Mr. McMuddle's Troubles" (Juanita Barrett Friedrichs); and "The Cobbler and the Elves" (as retold by Jerry D. Burchard). On an accompanying audiotaps, the stories are performed as radio dramas, allowing children to read along. The second half of each book provides ideas and guidelines for parents, as well as activities and books for additional reading. Sections in this book are: Guidelines for Parents; How to Motivate Your Child; Questions about Motivation; Activities for Reading and Writing; Suggestions from a Teacher; and Books for Parents and Children. (RS)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Learning Motivation, Parent Student Relationship, Reading Aloud to Others, Reading Habits, Reading Instruction, Student Motivation, Writing (Composition)
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication, Indiana University, 2805 E. 10th Street, Suite 140, Bloomington, IN 47408-2698. Web site: http://eric.indiana.edu/. Family Learning Association, 3925 Hagan St., Suite 101, Bloomington, IN 47401.
Publication Type: Creative Works; Guides - Non-Classroom; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication, Bloomington, IN.; Family Learning Association, Bloomington, IN.
Note: Accompanying audiotape not available from ERIC. For other books in the series, see CS 217 390-398.