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Resources for Parents

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    HELPING YOUR CHILD SUCCEED IN SCHOOL

    This booklet provides parents with information, tools, and activities they can use in the home to help their child develop the skills critical to academic success.

    HELP YOUR CHILD WITH HOMEWORK

    This booklet helps parents of elementary and junior high school students understand why homework is important  and makes suggestions for helping children complete assignments successfully.

    HELPING YOUR CHILD BECOME A READER

    This booklet offers pointers on how to build the language skills of young children, and includes a list of typical language accomplishments for different age groups, suggestions for books, and resources for children with reading problems or learning disabilities.

    PARTNERSHIP FOR READING

    For Kindergarten, First, Second, and Third Graders:  Parents are their child's first and most important teacher.  Each booklet in this series includes activities to help build a child's reading skills and tells a parent's story of how a mom or dade helps a child learn to read.  The Shining Stars series includes a booklet for each grade.

    PARENT READING GUIDE

    This parent reading tool, used by many educators as well, gives real lessons for parents to make sure their children are on the right reading track.

    READING TIPS

    These 100 Reading Tips represent just some of the great ways to get your children to read.  This is a good site for parents looking for a quick reference on best reading practices for their children.

    HELPING YOUR CHILD LEARN MATHEMATICS

    This major portion of this booklet is made up of fun activities that parents can use with children from preschool age through grade 5 to strengthen their math skills and build strong positive attitudes toward math.

    BUILDING MATH SKILLS

    Sharpen your child's math skills and add to his/her confidence with these fun but challenging math games, printables, and activities.

    MASTERING MATH

    Top 10 ways to help your kids do well in math.

    HOME CONNECTIONS-MAKING SENSE OF MATH

    Print and do activities to use at home with children in grades Kindergarten through 5th grade.

    HELPING YOUR CHILD WRITE

    Parents can help their child learn to write well and to enjoy doing it by following some simple strategies.

    WRITING ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS AT HOME

    Ideas to help your child get starteed on a creative home writing activity.

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    MATH