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Parent Backpack for Kindergarten Through Grade 5 How to Support Your Child's Education, End Homework Meltdowns, and Build Parent-Teacher Connections

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ISBN-10: 1607744740

ISBN-13: 9781607744740

Edition: 2013

Authors: M. L. Nichols

List price: $17.95
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A parents' guide to getting actively involved in their children's learning and building positive relationships with teachers and schools to ensure that their kids get the best education possible.     Tidal waves of change have hit our education systems--some welcome and some not. As we struggle to keep up with international competition, parents are becoming more concerned and outspoken than ever. They desperately want their kids to get the most out of school, but lack the perspective and skills they need to help their kids succeed. This candid guide by a parent educational consultant and mother of two presents a balanced view that benefits everyone. Step-by-step instruction offers…    
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Publication date: 7/23/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction: What I Wish I Knew Then
Education Today: Insights and Perspective
Understanding Your Child's Journey
Your Role in a Changing System
Building Bridges to School and Learning
Kindergarten Matters
Connecting to Your Child's Learning
Words that Work with Teachers
Why Jack Likes to Read-and Write
It's All About the Teaching
Balancing Academics with Connection and Confidence
When Your Child Needs More Support
The Social and Emotional Realities of Bullying
Thinking, Learning, and Technology
Supporting Your Child's Learning at Home
Guiding Homework, Projects, and Studying
Fueling Your Child's Brain and Body
Coaching Kids to Organize and Self-Advocate
Glossary of Edu-Terms
Bibliography
Index