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How To Help Your Child Achieve Academic Success In School

Author : Christopher Harrison
ISBN : 1595812326
Genre : Education
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There are few resources available written from a teachers perspective that focus on helping parents to support their childs academic development. This book is a dynamic tool that will help parents, caregivers, mentors, learning specialists, and other educational stakeholders enhance their framework for supporting children academically. Included are conversational discussions about study habits and skills, assessment tools for parents and children, and resources for partnering with other educational stakeholders in the community.
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Success In School

Author : Susan Andres
ISBN : 9781610483087
Genre : Education
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In nine cohesive chapters, Success in School covers the essential skills and strategies that are prerequisites to student success: how to promote a positive attitude, how to organize a work space, how to manage time, how to heighten reading comprehension, how to take notes, how to study for exams, how to approach and complete writing assignments, and how to refine language skills. The content unfolds in a consistent format of numbered steps and bullet points, enhanced by real student samples, examples, and illustrations. Printed in large format, full color, and with spiral binding, this book is not only informative, but also eye-catching and easy to use. The writing is aimed primarily toward parents and other adults who are helping children of various ages and abilities with their schoolwork, but older students can also use this book independently. Success in School is a teaching tool, how-to guide, and reference manual that will support students throughout their school careers. Check us out on Facebook!
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Success In School And Career

Author : Andrea M. Nelson-Royes
ISBN : 9781475801835
Genre : Education
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Success in School and Career: Common Core Standards in Language Arts K−5 provides kindergarten through grade-five educators and school and district administrators with historical perspectives that shaped the Common Core State Standards.
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Pathways To Success In School

Author : Etta R. Hollins
ISBN : 9781135681678
Genre : Education
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This text is designed to help preservice and in-service teachers identify pathways to productive teaching and learning for students from culturally and experientially diverse backgrounds. To better serve an increasingly diverse population, teachers need to be competent in selecting and developing culturally responsive curricula and instructional approaches that better facilitate learning for all students. They must be able to attend to diversity within and across cultural groups, and validate students' cultural knowledge acquired outside the classroom. To provide equitable access to learning, they must be able to strategically select or develop instructional approaches that build upon their students' learning propensities, cognitive schemata, experiential backgrounds, and perceptions. The chapter authors in this text present ways of understanding ones' own thinking (metacognition), and ways of thinking about teaching and learning situations and constructing productive strategies. The reader is engaged in: *Learning about the context in which he or she will practice, *Understanding key aspects of student's cultural and experiential background and learning preferences, *Exploring ways to bring these factors together in framing and selecting meaningful curriculum content and learning experiences. The volume is organized into three interrelated sections: Part I presents two approaches to becoming a competent practitioner; Part II offers approaches to developing and using culturally relevant pedagogy; Part III addresses curriculum content and design. Helpful pedagogical features are included to facilitate its use as a textbook: Each of the three main parts begins with an overview that provides an introduction and summary of the main ideas addressed and the relationship among ideas presented by different authors; each chapter opens with focus questions and concludes with suggested learning experiences; chapter-end references may be used to expand the reader's knowledge in specific areas.
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Preparing Children For Success In School And Life

Author : Marcia L. Tate
ISBN : 9781412988445
Genre : Education
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Award-winning Marcia L. Tate provides a research-based road map for raising children to reach their fullest potential and strategies for helping young brains “grow dendrites.”
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Top 10 Tips For Enjoying Success In School

Author : Susan Henneberg
ISBN : 9781448868711
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 55.62 MB
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All students need strong study skills in order to succeed in school. Unfortunately, there often isn't time in content-focused middle schools and high schools to teach the fundamental strategies for academic success. This friendly, accessible guide gives students an experienced educator's top ten tips for doing well in school, including setting goals, getting organized, and studying effectively. Topics such as taking good notes, outlining an essay, studying with mnemonics, and planning long-term projects are covered in a fun and memorable way. Armed with new strategies, any student can become more organized, confident, and successful.
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Resilience Begins With Beliefs Building On Student Strengths For Success In School

Author : Sara Truebridge
ISBN : 9780807754832
Genre : Education
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As adults working in schools, educators' beliefs translate into messages, actions, and behaviors that can enhance or impede student success. This book affirms why beliefs are so important and why it is imperative to spend time focusing on, reflecting upon, and affecting educators' beliefs--especially about students' resilience. The author draws from herextensive experience in research, policy, and practice to presenta wealth of information, strategies, and tools to help educators transfercurrent resilience theory and research into practice.Unfortunately, being an educator is not always publically supported, financially rewarded, or highly valued. Responding to these circumstances, Resilience Begins with Beliefs is an effective resource to support the resilience of the teachers and administrators working in our schools, as well as to facilitate any environment conducive to greater learning and life outcomes for all students.
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Access To Success In The Urban High School

Author : Harold S. Wechsler
ISBN : 0807740527
Genre : Education
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This fascinating history of one school innovation recounts the painstaking labours of those willing to help at-risk youth succeed in our complex society. Harold Wechsler examines the middle college movement by focusing on a quarter-century of growth at the first Middle College. Started in 1974 at LaGuardia Community College in New York, this successful alternative school has since been widely replicated and adapted throughout the country. Anyone interested in the processes of educational reform will find this captivating story and Wechsler’s in-depth policy analysis to be essential reading.
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Optimizing Student Success In School With The Other Three Rs

Author : Robert J. Sternberg
ISBN : 9781607525165
Genre : Education
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The Other Three R’s model began as an American Psychological Association (APA) initiative, sponsored by Robert J. Sternberg, IBM Professor of Psychology and Education at Yale University and Past President of the APA. For both this initiative and this edited volume, Sternberg assembled a diverse team of experts who identified reasoning, resilience and responsibility as three learnable skills that, when taken together, have great potential for increasing academic success. The authors of this volume present in detail their evidencebased arguments for promoting TOTRs in schools as a way to optimize student success.
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Family Strategies Guanxi And School Success In Rural China

Author : Ailei Xie
ISBN : 9781317555155
Genre : Education
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Research in school success in contemporary China has argued that market reforms have reproduced the advantages for children from the cadre and the professional families while simultaneously creating new opportunities for children of the new arising economic elites. However, it has performed less for traditional peasant families. This book places a special emphasis on how rural parents from different social backgrounds use guanxi (interpersonal social networks) to maintain the interconnectedness between their families and schools to create advantages for their children in school success. It investigates, by an ethnographic study in a rural county in middle China, how families from different social backgrounds within rural society get involved in the schooling of their children and how this contributes to different patterns of school success. The book argues that schools provide few formal and routine channels for rural parents to become involved in their children’s schooling. This raises the importance of family strategic initiatives to employ guanxi in the creation of advantages for their children’s school success. It concludes with discussions about guanxi as an important mechanism for social exclusion in post-socialist China. Chapters include: Family Strategies, Parental Involvement, and School Success The Roles of Parents: Voices of Parents in Zong Regarding School Involvement Policy Discourses: Missing the Link between Family and School Peasants: Family and Kinship The Blurring Division between Home and School This concise and comprehensive book is a qualitative study that will appeal to researchers and advance students in Chinese education and society.
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