Helping Children Succeed in School
Resource Type:Online Resource
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Helping Children Succeed in School is an online resource sponsored by the Illinois Extension Office.
Studies have indicated that children whose parents and/or other significant adults share in their formal education tend to do better in school. Some benefits that have been identified that measure parental involvement in education include:
- Higher grades and test scores
- Long term academic achievement
- Positive attitudes and behavior
- More successful programs
- More effective schools
All parents want their children to become successful, caring adults. Similarly, many parents want to be involved with the formal education of their children. Sometimes, however, they don't know where to start, when to find the time, or how to go about making positive connections with the school.
This resource provides information on ways that parents can become involved to help their children succeed in their formal education.
Topics covered include:
- Parental Involvement in School
- Instill a Love in Learning
- School Stress
- Learning Styles
- Study Habits and Homework
- Test Taking
- Grades--To Bribe or Not to Bribe
- Getting Extra Help
- Parent-Teacher Communication
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