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Parent Power Booklet
Monday, February 07, 2011

From the U.S. Department of Education. "By adopting the principles and taking the steps indicated for each age group, you will be able to help your child learn at each step of the way and ensure success in school and in life."

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Edutopia Home to School Guide
Wednesday, November 03, 2010

"This practical guide shares tips, tools, and strategies to strengthen the bonds between schools, families, and communities. Many suggestions have come from Edutopia community members who have contributed a host of good ideas in blogs and online discussion groups (edutopia.org/groups). We’ve included a wide range of suggestions that should appeal to parents, teachers, administrators, and other community members who care about improving education."

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Tips for Parents: School Fundraising
Wednesday, October 14, 2009

In a time when school budgets often cover only the basics, many parent groups recognize school fundraisers as a way to pay for sports, computer, music and arts programs and equipment.  And while these campaigns can be helpful, the right planning is necessary to be really successful.  Before you choose a school fundraising campaign, be sure to review these school fundraising tips.

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Tips for Parents: Parental Involvement Makes a Difference in School Success
Thursday, April 30, 2009

Recent research from the Harvard Graduate School of Education proves that parental involvement makes a significant different in a child's school success.

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Video: POP QUIZ-Parent Involvement
Tuesday, April 22, 2008

How well are you doing at being involved in your student's education?

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Video: Parent Involvement
Tuesday, April 22, 2008

2 important ways to be involved in your child's education.

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Video: Improving Your Child's Memory
Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Memory is a matter of effective technique and training.

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Video: Global and Analytic Learners
Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Is your child a global or analytic learner?  Why it's important to know.

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Video: Getting off to a Good Start
Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Signs your child is making academic progress in their early years of school.  

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Video: Fathers and Kids=School Success
Wednesday, April 16, 2008

A father's involvement is a major factor in a child's success.

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Video: Expectations-The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Why parent and teacher expectations are self-fulfilling prophecies for children.

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Tips for Parents: Your Role in School Success
Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Learn how to get involved in your child's education in effective ways. Includes homework DOs and DONTs, and 10 questions to ask your child about their day at school.

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Tips for Parents: Parent Involvement
Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Understand why parent involvement is essential to academic success and ways you can get involved.

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Tips for Parents: Expectations
Tuesday, April 01, 2008

How parents' and teachers' expectations for a child become a self-fulfilling prophecy.

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Tips for Parents: Global vs. Analytic Learners
Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Learn the global and analytic learning styles and identify your child's preferred learning style.

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Tips for Parents: Math
Thursday, March 27, 2008

Why it's important to show enthusiasm for math and tips for helping your child succeed.

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School.FamilyEducation.com
Monday, March 17, 2008

“You'll find information for parents on the educational issues affecting your child in every grade level — from preschool through high school. Find homework help, skill-building tips in every school subject, educational printables and worksheets, plus advice on report cards and talking with the teacher.”

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Questions Parents Ask About Schools
Monday, March 17, 2008

The research-based tips in this publication provide both practical guidance and valuable information about a range of topics, including: preparing your child for school; knowing what to expect from your child’s kindergarten teacher; monitoring school work; working with schools and teachers effectively; helping your child with reading and homework; and ensuring that your child’s school is safe and  drug-free.  Provided by the US Department of Education. Also in Spanish.

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Parents, Check It Out!: Key Things Parents Can Do to Make Sure their Children are Prepared for the 21st Century
Sunday, March 09, 2008

Key things parents can do to make sure their children are prepared for the 21st century.  From the US Department of Education.

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Advice about Parent Co-operative Preschools
Friday, February 29, 2008

From the Berkely Parents Network.  Featuring advice and information about parent co-op preschools in a Q&A format.

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A Call to Commitment: Fathers’ Involvement in Children’s Learning
Friday, February 29, 2008

Prepared by the National Center for Fathering, this 41 page guide discusses the context of the issue, strategies to improve fathers’ involvement in education, lists examples of model programs that engage fathers in childrens' learning, and includes additional resources. 

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A Business Guide to Support Employee and Family Involvement in Education
Friday, February 29, 2008

This guide discusses the context for employee and family involvement in school age and teen education, practical steps to take to achieve results, and future local, regional, and national directions for success.

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