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A Business Guide to Support Employee and Family Involvement in Education

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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A Call to Commitment: Fathers’ Involvement in Children’s Learning

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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Edutopia Home to School Guide

"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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Parent Power Booklet

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

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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Questions Parents Ask About Schools

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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School.FamilyEducation.com

“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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Tips for Parents: Expectations

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

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Tips for Parents: Global vs. Analytic Learners

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

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Tips for Parents: Math

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

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Tips for Parents: Parent Involvement

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

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Tips for Parents: Parental Involvement Makes a Difference in School Success

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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Tips for Parents: School Fundraising

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: Your Role in School Success

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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Video: Fathers and Kids=School Success

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

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Video: Global and Analytic Learners

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

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Video: Improving Your Child's Memory

Memory is a matter of effective technique and training.

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Video: Parent Involvement

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

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Video: POP QUIZ-Parent Involvement

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

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