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Other-Wise and School-Wise : A Parent Guidebook - Carol A. Josel

Other-Wise and School-Wise

A Parent Guidebook

Paperback Published: 1st December 2003
ISBN: 9781578860371
Number Of Pages: 324

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Concerns abound about how best to raise, not just academically successful children, but also how to raise them so that they grow into independent, likeable, and productive adults. While no one book can address all parenting issues, Other-Wise and School-Wise responds effectively to most of them, offering expert advice, activities, and lessons to help parents and their children both at home and at school. Josel covers: Memory-making activities, such as genealogical research, Making wise mealtime decisions, Instilling good manners, Motivation and goal setting, How to help children organize and use time to their best advantage. This guidebook confronts issues including: Success, Failure, Self-esteem, Textbook note-taking, Studying for and performing well on tests, Cheating and plagiarism.The author encourages parents to become more actively involved in school life by keeping abreast of policies, taking advantage of services, and volunteering time and talents. The improvement of reading, vocabulary, spelling, and writing skills are examined as well as homework issues, matters of the brain, and how to enhance students' ability to recall the countless facts and details of their coursework. An appendix is provided with such extras as graphic organizers, comma and spelling rules, and a personal dictionary

1 Part 1: On Parenting, Generally Speaking 2 Part 2: On Memory Making 3 Part 3: On the Home Front 4 Part 4: On Dinner and Beyond 5 Part 5: On Holidaying 6 Part 6: On Manners 7 Part 7: On Success, Failure, and Self-Esteem 8 Part 8: On Motivation and Goal-Setting 9 Part 9: On School Involvement 10 Part 10: On Organization 11 Part 11: On Time 12 Part 12: On Television Time 13 Part 13: On Computer Time 14 Part 14: On Sleep 15 Part 15: On Education and Learning 16 Part 16: On Reading 17 Part 17: On Vocabulary Building 18 Part 18: On Reading Again 19 Part 19: On Writing 20 Part 20: On Spelling 21 Part 21: On Learning Styles 22 Part 22: On Homework 23 Part 23: On Matters of the Brain 24 Part 24: On Memory 25 Part 25: On Taking Notes 26 Part 26: On Studying 27 Part 27: On Taking Tests 28 Part 28: On Cheating 29 Appendix

ISBN: 9781578860371
ISBN-10: 1578860377
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 324
Published: 1st December 2003
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.64 x 20.98  x 2.13
Weight (kg): 0.89