Parents Guide to Student Success: Home and School Partners in the Twenty-First Century

Parents Guide to Student Success: Home and School Partners in the Twenty-First Century

by Irving H. Buchen

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Parents Guide to Student Success: Home and School Partners in the Twenty-First Century by Irving H. Buchen

Here is a self-help and how-to guide for parents who wish to help their kids be successful in school. The first step is to be aware of all the changes, constraints, and choices that dominate current education and how all those factors will affect on their kids' successes or failures. That is then followed by an elaborate series of techniques and tools that parents can use and adapt to support their kids' survival and growth. Finally, Buchen provides an action agenda for parents committed to school involvement and improvement. Parents' Guide to Student Success will help to: Identify the major choices of parents, Examine the psychology of failure, Define the major student success factors, Explore the multiple intelligences of your child, Design the home as a learning center, Manage homework and study time, Sustain candid and comforting conversations, Create family rituals and celebrations. This book will also be of interest to teachers, administrators, professional staff, school board members, departments of education, and professors and college of education.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781578861262
Publisher: R&L Education
Publication date: 09/28/2004
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 6.06(h) x 0.53(d)

About the Author

Irving H. Buchen is a member of the doctoral business faculty of Capella University, a distance education institution. Previously, he taught and served as an administrator at Cal State, University of Wisconsin and Penn State. He is also an active management and education consultant, a Senior Research Associate with Comwell, HR Partners, and Ed/Visons, and is CEO of his own training and coaching company. An active researcher, Buchen has published over 150 articles and numerous books including Democratic Learning and Leading (2004) and The Future of the American School System (2004), both by ScarecrowEducation. He can be reached at ibuchen@ msn.com.

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