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Massey, Marilyn S.; Hendricks, Charlotte M. – 1997
This Digest provides guidance in helping parents and teachers judge the quality of health education resources and identify sources of appropriate materials. Sources of information about children's health include: university and community libraries, professional organizations and agencies, and the World Wide Web. Guidelines for judging content…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria, Health Education, Health Materials
Ensign, Jacque – 1997
This digest is intended to provide basic information on homeschooling for parents of gifted children considering this option. Challenges and opportunities of home schooling are identified and include a large time commitment, expenses of educational resources, flexibility in providing the student with academic challenges, social considerations…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Home Schooling, Parents as Teachers
Lorson, Mark – 1999
This digest addresses the needs of homeschooling parents teaching science. National and state science standards documents are recommended for deciding what students need to know and should be able to do at different age levels. Sources of science lessons and activities are provided. Science reference materials such as books, magazines, and…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Home Schooling, Instructional Materials, Parents as Teachers
Macfarlane, Eleanor C. – 1994
Noting that parents are their children's first and most important teachers, this digest provides suggestions and recommends resources to help parents become involved in their children's literacy development. The digest discusses visiting the public library; reading aloud and modeling reading; playing with children; listening to children read;…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Emergent Literacy, Enrichment Activities, Library Services
Hartog, Martin D.; Brosnan, Patricia A. – 1994
Parents have the wonderful opportunity and responsibility for nurturing children. This digest presents resources that will enable parents to fulfill their responsibility for developing their children's abilities to do mathematics, while at the same time encouraging more positive attitudes towards mathematics. The resources are divided into three…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Instruction, Parent Student Relationship