Parents Helping Children Learn

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From this book you will learn:
The connection between emotions, memory and academics
Test taking strategies
Homework tips from honors students
How to improve communications with teachers
And more!

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Parents Helping Children Learn

  1. 1. Dr. Recco S. Richardson, PhD, LPC
  2. 2.  Identify the problem  Generate alternative solutions to the problem  Select the best solution for the situation  Implement the solution  Evaluate the solution
  3. 3.  Is it ◦ Difficulty Reading? ◦ Poor Writing? ◦ Depression? ◦ Anger? ◦ Poverty? ◦ Hunger? ◦ Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD)? ◦ Bipolar Disorder? ◦ Is It Something Else?
  4. 4.  For example, parents with a student who is behind in reading may choose from the following types of alternatives: ◦ Practice reading every night at home for 30 minutes ◦ Hire a reading tutor to diagnose the reading roadblock(s) ◦ Consult with the teacher on the best way to handle the reading deficit ◦ Do a combination of the alternatives
  5. 5.  Make sure the solution is appropriate for the child’s developmental level  Make sure the solution allows enough time for the student to fulfill the requirements  Make sure to select the solution that will best solve the problem
  6. 6.  Instruct the student on what to do  Provide supplies if necessary  Provide proper supervision for the student where necessary  Have someone available to answer questions if the student needs it
  7. 7.  Did the solution fix the problem?  Did you notice other things that needed to be addressed?  If other issues were discovered, how will you address?  If the first solution did not fix the problem, which alternative will you try next?
  8. 8.  Order the book Your Child Can Earn As: Parental Steps for Helping Children Learn ◦ You Will Learn:  The connection between emotions, memory and academics  Test taking strategies  Homework tips from honors students  How to improve communications with teachers  And more!

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