Receive 50 printed copies of each of the six booklets in the Academic Achievement series to help parents learn the secrets for encouraging children's interests in the world around them, and how to harness that interest to help them do better in school. (Also available in 100 and 500 booklet sets.)
"What Parents Can Do at Home to Help With..."
Reading - ideas, games and activities will help parents help their children develop a healthy interest in reading, an appreciation of why reading is so important, and a positive attitude about reading in and out of school.
Math - parents can use these ideas and activities with their children to build a solid foundation of math knowledge. Includes using "mental math" to estimate answers, secrets to solving word problems, having fun with fractions and decimals, overcoming math anxiety, using sports statistics to build math interest and more.
Vocabulary - gives specific, easy-to-implement ideas parents can use at home to build the vocabulary of their children, thus improving school performance in every subject area.
Science - helps parents use everyday experiences and materials to spark their children's interest in science, practice the scientific method and help them understand the real and useful role science plays in their lives.
Writing - provides a simple, step-by-step method for organizing ideas and writing, plus suggestions including transcribing recorded interviews, keeping a daily journal, recording and analyzing sports results, corresponding with a pen pal and more!
Social Studies - includes ways parents can ignite their children's awareness and interest in what is going on around them. From dinner table discussions and Internet exploration to trips to the library, the ideas will build understanding of social studies—and increase healthy parent involvement.