Helping your child succeed in school
Your child’s success in school is more important now than it ever has been. You see it every day, on the news and in the papers, more and more jobs are being lost overseas. The days when a high school education would suffice are gone. Your children will need a secondary education in order for them to have a chance at a decent paying job.
The good news is that every child in every family has the power to succeed in school and in life, and every parent, grandparent, and caregiver can help.
But how do you help your children succeed? How do you give them the power? The most important thing you can do is be involved with your children’s education even before they are in school, then stay involved once they are in school.
This book is about what you can do in your own home, right now, that will help your children go to school wanting to learn.
The qualities and skills that youngsters need to get
a good start in kindergarten;
Tells what to expect from preschoolers each year
from birth to age 5;
Explains how to encourage enthusiasm toward school
and teachers and make it easier for children to adjust
Information on what we know about success in school;
Activities for children from ages Newborn to 11 years old, to help them acquire the skills to succeed;
Questions and answers about when to talk to the teacher and how to handle parent-teacher conferences.
Success in school takes hard work, planning, a few basic skills, and the will to want to succeed. In Helping Your Child Succeed In School you will learn how to pass these ideas on to your children.