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Fifty Nifty Ways to Help Your Child Become a Better Learner [NOOK Book]

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Parental involvement in children's learning can make a crucial difference in the child's life. But the question is “How?” How can parents be of the most help to their child?

An appropriate role for parents centers not so much on helping the child to learn the school curriculum, but rather on helping their ...
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Fifty Nifty Ways to Help Your Child Become a Better Learner

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Overview

Parental involvement in children's learning can make a crucial difference in the child's life. But the question is “How?” How can parents be of the most help to their child?

An appropriate role for parents centers not so much on helping the child to learn the school curriculum, but rather on helping their child to Learn to Learn; to learn the processes of learning.

The skills of learning are teachable and learnable.

This handbook describes 50 proven techniques and principles–which you can use or adapt–to help your child to greater success in school and in life.
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Editorial Reviews

Becky Coleman, Ph.D.
"An insightful, accessible, and rewarding guidebook that teaches parents precisely how to help their kids experience confidence and success in every area of their learning."

Becky Coleman, Ph.D., Founder, O c e a n Institute for Embodiment Education
Lynn M. Helfrich
Finally! A parenting guide that actually improves parent-child interaction and student achievement.

“Fifty Nifty Ways…”, Is a basic supplement that every parent must have in their kitchen. The suggested activities bring the parent and child together in mutual understanding and focus.”

Lynn M. Helfrich, Educational Projects Administrator, M.B.A., M.A. Education
Marilyn Heins, M.D.
“Fifty Nifty Ways To Help Your Child Become a Better Learner” is all about an important philosophy of education. You (and the teachers) must help your child become a LEARNER not simply sit there to beTAUGHT.”

Marilyn Heins, M.D., Pediatrician, Author, Lecturer, Columnist
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013370029
  • Publisher: Philip Johnson
  • Publication date: 9/13/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 130
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Philip E. (Ed) Johnson has been a teacher for many years–from graduate programs to the elementary school level. He has been an elementary school principal, and holds and an M.Ed degree, and a Ph.D. in education. Ed has been Director of Faculty Development at the college level, and has written extensively on the concepts of Learning to Learn and process education. He is the father of 4 children and lives in Tucson, Arizona
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