Help Your Child to Succeed: The Essential Guide for Parents
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Help Your Child to Succeed

The Essential Guide for Parents

By Bill Lucas, Alistair Smith

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Format: Paperback, 112 pages, 2nd Revised edition Edition
Other Information: col. ill
Published In: United Kingdom, 13 December 2008
This invaluable guide for parents, by two leading educationalists, has been written to support parents in helping their children through the pre-school and primary years - to show that parents can make an enormous difference to their child's chances of success in life.The book also shows how families can enjoy learning together, for the home and its immediate environment offer wonderful opportunities for discovery, exploration, play, education and learning. Packed with activities, games and tips, together with suggestions for dealing with everyday concerns, such as helping with homework and things to do in the school holidays, this book is both a practical reference guide and a thought-provoking read.Each chapter opens with a number of questions, which both act as a stimulus and introduce the topics it covers, followed by a fun quiz. A Quick Check summary at the end of each chapter acts as a reminder of the key points. Family Games and information about using the internet, together with useful websites for both parents and children, are included in the Resources section at the back of the book.

Table of Contents

Introduction; It Starts With You!; Your Child is a Learner; Go For It!; Your Learning Home; Classrooms on Your Doorstep; Getting Unstuck; You've Got a Friend; Words and Sums; Beyond the School Gates.

EAN: 9781855394599
ISBN: 1855394596
Publisher: Network Continuum Education
Dimensions: 24.4 x 16.9 centimeters (0.30 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years

About the Author

Bill Lucas is one of the UK's biggest names in education, and he has a vast wealth of practical experience and understanding of how we learn. Alistair Smith is a well-respected and experienced presenter, trainer and author. He has been a teacher, advisory teacher and member of the Advisory Service.

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"'A valuable starting point that won't overwhelm your child.' ~ Junior, 1 March 2006"

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