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Evidence-Based Practices at School: A Guide for Parents

Evidence-Based Practices at School: A Guide for Parents
Pacer

One way to help your child succeed is to know if the school is using effective teaching and intervention practices. But how can schools and parents know if a practice is effective? One method is to see if there is any research or evidence to prove that the practice works. This handout explains the meaning of evidence-based practices and why they are important.
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Help Your Child Be A Better Reader

Help Your Child Be A Better Reader
Channing Bete

Even parents with basic reading skills can instill a love of reading in their child. This booklet shows them how -- by setting aside time each day to read together, choosing reading material that both parents and children can enjoy, and creating an at-home library of favorite books and magazines.
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Help Your Child With Writing

Help Your Child With Writing
Channing Bete

Every child can learn to write well, and every parent can help! This easy-reading booklet encourages parents to involve their child in simple writing activities every day.
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Help Your Teen Make A Smooth Transition to High School: A Parent's Handbook

Help Your Teen Make A Smooth Transition to High School: A Parent's Handbook
Channing Bete

This handbook helps parents of those transitioning to high school understand and cope with the challenges and opportunities ahead. Provides advice on helping their child select classes, address fears, set short- and long-term goals, and more. Discusses good organization, time management, and healthy habits; lists sources of support; and provides a checklist for tracking parent involvement.
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Helping Your Child Prepare For School -- Tips For Success: A Parent's Handbook

Helping Your Child Prepare For School -- Tips For Success: A Parent's Handbook
Channing Bete

Step-by-step guide teaches parents what it means to be ready for school, strategies to enhance their child's education, and the importance of good health and physical well-being. Interactive exercises help parents develop their child's language and thinking skills, prepare their child emotionally and physically for school, and more.
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Helping Your Child with Homework: A Parent's Handbook

Helping Your Child with Homework: A Parent's Handbook
Channing Bete

This handbook explains how to set up a homework area, establish a study time, and help children develop effective study skills. Exercises prompt parents to write down homework goals, keep track of classes and after-school activities, and create a daily schedule. Also provides tips for modeling positive behavior, encouraging healthy habits, and getting involved in school activities; lists sources of additional help.
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How to Help Your Child With Homework

How to Help Your Child With Homework
Channing Bete

Encourages parents to instill good study habits in their child by consistently showing interest in their child's schoolwork; setting up a study area for their child at home; and, most importantly, making sure their child understands the importance of learning.
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Kids Love To Learn -- Parents Can Help

Kids Love To Learn -- Parents Can Help
Channing Bete

Parents with basic reading skills will appreciate the practical tips and advice this easy-to-read booklet offers. Simple activities such as attending school events, helping out at their child's school, reading together, and sharing household chores are ways that parents can demonstrate their belief in the value of education.
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Ways to Help Your Child with Math

Ways to Help Your Child with Math
Channing Bete

This booklet reassures parents that they don't have to be math wizards to help build a child's math skills. Simple everyday activities such as measuring recipe ingredients, estimating distances, and counting utensils introduce children to basic mathematical concepts.
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Homework Anxiety: What It Looks Like and Why It Happens

Homework Anxiety: What It Looks Like and Why It Happens
Understood

Homework anxiety can start in the earliest years of grade school. It can affect anyone, but it can be an especially big issue for kids with learning and attention issues. Find out why some kids get so anxious about homework, and what parents can do to help.
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