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ABCs of School Success Tips, Checklists, and Strategies for Equipping Your Child

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ISBN-10: 080073226X

ISBN-13: 9780800732264

Edition: 2008

Authors: Wesley Sharpe

List price: $12.99
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A quality education begins at home. The ABCs of School Success shows parents how they can prepare their children to get the most out of their education. Wesley Sharpe gives concerned parents practical strategies for building a childs attitude, principles, and values. He covers all aspects of schooling, including making learning fun encouraging creativity being sensitive to school phobia taking charge of a child with ADHD special education home schooling and more With sidebars, quizzes, tables, and exercises, this book is the perfect toolkit to help children reach their full potential.
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Book details

List price: $12.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Revell
Publication date: 7/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

My life so far hasn't been the easisest. Weather it be because of my choices or the things out of my control. Now grant it i will say my life isn't the worst there is out there. Looking back on it now as i'm typing i can actually remeber a time when it seemed perfect to well me atleast. As we all know perfection doesn't existe sadly and i had to find that out the hard way and fast. Things started to fall apart really when i moved to Texas. My mom and dad got a divorce and right after that happened my dog i had since i was a baby passed around that same time so for a while i was dead inside and found it easier to hide my pain. A little after his death things settled with the devorce and…    

Introduction
Make Learning Fun
Help Young Children Learn to Solve Problems
Have Fun Reading Aloud
Books That Count
Award-Winning Websites
Wanted! Grandpa and Grandma
Growing Up Smart
Left- and Right-Brain Learning
Brainstorming for Problem Solving
Homework: Good or Bad?
The Value of Journaling
Help Your Daughter Succeed
Guy-ifying School for Boys
Single-Gender Schools and Classes
Dads Make a Difference
Learning and Creativity
Emotional Intelligence
Learning and Learning Styles
Teach Your Child Persistence
Creativity: Learning's Spark Plug
A Good Laugh Helps to Clear the Air
Home and School Safety
Ways to Improve Internet Safety
Promote After-School Safety
Bullies and Out-of-Sync Children
Cyberbullying
Bullying Checklist
Effective Discipline
Guidelines for Effective Discipline
Rewards for Appropriate Behavior
Teach Self-Control
Strategies to Teach Better Behavior
Handling School-Related Problems
When Siblings Argue
Recognizing Problems
Self-Esteem
How to Spot a Troubled Child
When Your Child Cheats
School Phobia
Questions to Consider about School Phobia
Identify Fears
Shy Kids and School Phobia
Key Points for a Successful Return to School
Understanding Your Child's School Phobia-A Quiz
What Parents and Children Say about School Fear
Spiritual Approaches to School Phobia
Take Charge of Your ADHD Child
ADHD: A Common Disorder
Why Use Medication?
How to Help Your ADHD Child Succeed
All about Special Education
Eligibility for Special Education
Your Child's Educational Rights
Special Education Placement
The Benefits of Inclusion
How Good Families Make Good Schools
You Can Make a Difference
What Makes a Good School?
Saving Failing Schools
Breaking Down Barriers
Success through Homeschooling
All about Homeschooling
Making Homeschool Work
Socialization
Choosing a Curriculum
Don't Forget about Values
When Children Challenge Rules and Values
Make Smart Family Rules
Passing On Your Values
Books That Teach Values
Create an Action Plan for School Success
A Preschool Action Plan
An Elementary School Action Plan
An Action Plan for Creative Development
An Action Plan for Problem Behavior
An Action Plan for a Child Who Fears School
An Action Plan for Your Special Education Child
Getting Involved in Your Child's Education
The Pros and Cons of Homeschooling
An Action Plan for Teaching Values and Rules
A Final Word
Notes