• Making Homework More Manageable
     Making Homework More Manageable

    Students who are successful in school have parents who take time to work with them at home and support what they are learning in school. Giving parents suggestions on how to make homework time more organized and manageable is the goal of this session.

     

    Knowing How to Read a Textbook  

     Knowing How to Read a Textbook

    Parents will discover how to use the learning tools that authors provide. Utilizing these strategies will help students understand and remember what they read.

     Parent-Teacher Meeting: As easy as A-B-C

    Some of the essential building blocks for home to school communication will be discussed. Meetings are successful when parents and teachers have two-way conversations about how to help children succeed.

    EOG: Help Your Child Prepare 

    EOG: Help your child prepare

    Preparing for the EOG is like gearing up for an athletic event. At home, parents can help students build stamina and de-stress on test days by following the workshop suggestions. An overview of the EOG is given which would lead nicely into “break-out” groups by topic or grade level.  Parents use Smart Response Clickers to answer questions from released EOG selections. 

    Making Children Mind Without Losing Yours(video series) 

    Making Children Mind without Losing Yours (video series)

    This series will help parents understand reality discipline and apply it to everyday situations. Parents will learn how to strengthen their relationship with their child while at the same time teaching the child discipline.

    Topics:

    ·         Dare To Be Courageous

    ·         Why Kids Misbehave

    ·         Be the Best That You Can Be

    ·         Building Relationships with Adolescents

    ·         The ABCs of Self-Esteem

    ·         When to Let the Little Buzzards Tumble


     

    Self-Esteem and Student Achievement

    Discover how self-esteem is developed. Identify specific ways parents can build their child’s self-esteem.

     
     

    The Road through Middle School

    In this workshop, parents explore the transition from elementary school to Middle School, as well as the road through these often turbulent, but crucial years. During the workshop, parents have the opportunity to preview the challenges that their students will face during the coming school years and explore the ways in which families can help and encourage youngsters to develop good study and personal habits.

      
     
     Knowledge is Power

    Identify significant aspects of the ESEA legislation, North Carolina’s ABCs of Public Education and acronyms used in education.

Last Modified on February 6, 2014