Success in School: Building on Biblical Principles

Success in School: Building on Biblical Principles

by Vicki Caruana

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781885904201
Publisher: Focus Publishing
Publication date: 09/28/1999
Pages: 148
Product dimensions: 5.99(w) x 8.84(h) x 0.41(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1The Basis For Success1
Laying a Firm Foundation
Setting Levels of Expectations
Chapter 2School Choice: Does it Really Matter?19
Rationale For Public School Choice
Rationale For Private School Choice
Rationale For Homeschooling Choice
Chapter 3Setting Your Priorities33
What Are Your Priorities?
Setting Your Priorities
Priority Setting With Children
When Is It Time to Reorganize?
Chapter 4Organizational and Motivational Issues45
The Quality Mind-Set
Orderly Behavior
Orderly Thinking
Why Orderliness?
Reality Check
Chapter 5Has Your Child's Education Become an Idol?57
How Are You Spending Your Time?
Where Are You Spending Your Money?
What Do You Worry About?
What Do Your Children Worry About?
The Dangers of Idolatry
The Put-Off and the Put-On
Chapter 6When Things Go Wrong69
Apply the Word of God
How Do You Respond to Trouble?
Struggling Students
Parent-Teacher Conferences
The Power of Prayer
Chapter 7Creative Problem Solving83
Define the Problem
Fact Finding
Solution Finding
Solution Selection
Action Plan
CPS For Kids
Chapter 8Learning Styles, Multiple Intelligence and More91
Linguistic
Logical/Mathematical
Spatial
Bodily-Kinesthetic
Musical
Interpersonal
Intrapersonal
Chapter 9Filling in the Gaps99
Falling Through The Cracks
Are You an Advocate or Adversary? What Rights Do Children Have?
When a Change is Necessary The Pursuit of Wisdom
Chapter 10A Student After God's Own Heart109
A Heart That Obeys
A Heart That Seeks God
A Heart That Prays
A Heart That Serves
A Heart That Loves
Chapter 11Who Am I? Where Do I Belong?127
The Matter of Identity
Why We Don't Know Who We Are
Where Do You Derive Your Sense of Worth?
Helping Children
Choose Role Models and Friends
Peer Pressure Points
What About Recreational Activities?
Appendices
Biblical Principles and Accompanying Verses
Sample Rubrics/Checklists
Priorities Pyramid - Evaluation
Bibliography

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