Creating and supporting habits of lifelong learning is the best investment you can make in your child’s academic success. The Parent Institute and the non-profit, Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), have ideas for creating a learning-rich, home environment. Their ideas have been combined for this simple home-learning list to advance your child’s literacy and mathematical acuity this school year.
Before it turns into a battle of wills - and even tears - try these tips to keep the peace in your household! Everyone in the family had a busy day. Maybe it was at school learning and working hard. Maybe it was at work doing what you love or what needs to be done. Maybe it was endless errands that leave you feeling like you spent the whole day in the car.
How can you help your child navigate the ups and downs that come as the school year clicks into gear?
School bells will soon be ringing, and while that means no more sleeping in or spending lazy days at the pool, welcoming structure and routine back into family life helps get kids who are reluctant to return to school more motivated to go. With a positive attitude and a few back-to-school tips, even reluctant school-goers can start the school year off right; and getting off on the right foot paves the way for school success for the entire year.
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