A Guide to Choosing Your Childrenn

A Guide to Choosing Your Childrenn

by Winifred Chinwendu Nweke

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Overview

A Guide to Choosing Your Children�s Schools & Monitoring Their School Experiences is a must read for all current and prospective parents, ideally before their children reach school age. It will help them plan ahead to ensure successful educational experience for their children.

The first part of the book draws attention to various factors parents should, but do not always, consider that affect their children�s education. For example, what school is best for my child: Public or private; Charter, County or City school? Where you buy a home may take these choices out of your hands! The book challenges parents to use readily available information in print and on the internet, regarding school academic history, location, resources, curriculum and extra-curricular offerings, to plan ahead. It encourages parents to make deliberate choices that would position their children in the neighborhoods that would place them in the best schools.

The second part of the book argues for, and illustrates, why parents should closely monitor their children�s experiences from pre-school through high school, even in the best of schools. The book concludes with suggestions on various ways parents can forge effective partnerships with the school/teacher to facilitate a successful experience for their children/ward.


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Product Details

BN ID: 2940150349926
Publisher: FriesenPress
Publication date: 10/10/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 112
File size: 253 KB

About the Author

Dr. Winifred Chinwendu Nweke, (nee Ejeckam), is uniquely positioned to write this book given her training and vast experience as a classroom teacher, college professor, and as an educational researcher. She and her family have lived in four states in the United States of America and her children attended private, public, county and city schools. Thus, she has unrivaled insight and a wealth of personal experience to draw from on choosing where one�s children attend grade school and on monitoring children�s school experiences to ensure best results.

Dr. Nweke was born to two educators. She obtained her Bachelors in Education from the University of Nigeria, Masters and Doctorate in Educational Measurement and Experimentation from the University of Ottawa, Canada; an MBA from Eastern Michigan University, and Post-doctoral fellowship from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Dr. Nweke is currently the Assessment Director and Associate Professor in the Department of Teacher Education, Clayton State University, Morrow, Georgia. She belongs to many professional organizations, and she is a strong community leader.

Dr. Nweke is married to Dr. Ernest Nweke, a professor of Mechanical Engineering. Both have four adult children: Ms. Jennifer Nweke, Mr. Jeffrey Nweke, Ms. Nkiruka Nweke, and Mr. Chukwuma Nweke.

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