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Early Education Parent Involement
101 Ways to Help Your Child Learn to Read and Write
Author(s) : Mary Behm, Richard Behm
Grades K - 5
A 1999 Parents' Choice Approved Seal Winner! This book provides a terrific collection of practical and enjoyable suggestions for parents to help their children develop reading and writing skills in the home environment at bedtime, while watching TV, in the car on vacation, at the grocery store, or in the kitchen. Parents discover how to incorporate literacy learning into activities any time, anywhere!
176 Ways to Involve Parents, 2nd Edition
Practical Strategies for Partnering With Families
Author(s) : Betty Boult
Would you like to see children score significantly higher on reading tests? Stay in school longer? Excel in academics? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, your're not alone! These goals, obtainable and achievable, are directly linked to parent involvement. by taking a committed role in their children's education, parents make a direct, positive impact on academic achievement. With decades of research to support this claim, 176 Ways to Involve Parents, Second Edition, presents ready to use ideas to fully engage parents in the school community.
Beyond Bedtime Stories
A Parent's Guide to Promoting Reading, Writing, and Other Literacy Skills from Birth to 5
Author(s) : Susan Bennett-Armistead, Nell Duke, Annie Moses
While most parents understand the importance of promoting literacy in their young children, they often aren't sure how to do it. This book provides guidance. Taking a ""literacy-throughout-the-day"" approach, the authors organize the book around spaces in the home-the kitchen, bedroom, living room, and so forth-and suggest fun, stimulating activities for building children's reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills in those spaces. Filled with tips, photos, milestones to watch for, and great ideas to try today, Beyond Bedtime Stories is essential reading.
Look Who's Learning to Read
50 Fun Ways to Instill a Love of Reading in Young Children
Author(s) : Shelly Harwayne
Grades PreK - K
Whether you are a parent, a teacher, a babysitter, a nanny, a daycare worker, or a grandparent, the activities in this book will help you spend joyous moments with the children in your care and help those children learn to read and write as naturally as they have been learning to walk and talk.
My Shining Star
Raising A Child Who Is Ready To Learn
Author(s) : Rosemary Wells
Rosemary Wells shares ten proven principles sure to help any child succeed in school and in life. These principles (Listening, Honesty, Patience, etc.) guide parents to build a home that's harmonious and supportive, fostering self-esteem and good habits in children. The message is timely and direct -- and absolutely essential for every family and every classroom.
Read to Me
Author(s) : Judi Moreillon
Toddlers love to be read to and will enjoy this book of poetry. The theme of the book emphasizes the importance of reading to the child no matter where you are or what time of day. Simple rhymes promote reading and spending time with the child. This book allows the reader and parent to bond through reading and looking at the pictures. The author's simple statement, "read to me and watch me grow," says it all. Toddlers will also enjoy the brightly drawn illustrations.
Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever
Author(s) : Mem Fox
All parents want and expect their children to learn to read, but few realize they can get their kids on the road to reading long before they start school simply by reading aloud to them every day. With passion and humor, acclaimed author and internationally respected literacy expert Mem Fox tells readers how she herself became aware of the astonishing effects that reading aloud and bonding through books have on very young children.
School Resource Library
Selection of titles to build strong home-school connections and family engagement in literacy.
R.A.F.A: Reading a Family Affair
101 Ways to Create Real Family Engagement
Beyond the Bake Sale
Fast Start: Getting Ready to Read
Fast Start: For Early Learners
Starting Out Right
A Guide to Promoting Children's Reading Success
Author(s) : Susan Burns
This book identifies the most important questions and explores the authoritative answers on the topic of how children can grow into readers, including: What are the key elements all children need in order to become good readers? What can parents and caregivers provide all children so that they are prepared for reading instruction by the time that they get to school? What concepts about language and literacy should be included in beginning reading instruction?
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