This comingschool year countlessstudents will step onto a schoolcampus to begin witha school year that they hope will give them great memories and most of all the needed skills to beproductive in school and society.
“Unfortunately a lot of studentswill not reach their full potential,” says Jamahl Keyes, top selling author, Student Leadership speaker, and teacher professional development trainer and parent Involvement lecturer. “Studies have shown that single parents or two parent households that are active in some type of capacity in their child’s academic life are 8-10times more prone tohave a child that is very successfulin college and in the corporate world.”
Here are Jamahl Keyes, top selling author, Student Leadership speaker, teacher professional development trainer and parent Involvement lecturer, 5 Parent Involvement Strategies Which canGuarantee Your ChildSuccess At school:
Read to or with yourchild regularly, and encourage them to read every day. If your little oneis in junior high schoolor senior high schoolstart a book club between the family, this will force your son or daughterto discuss what is going on in their life and give you as a parenta clear look attheir perspective on life.
Approach homework like it is a job not a burden. This will give them a needed respect for productive habits. They ought tohave a similardedicated time nightlyand/or afternoon for homework and or studying.
Volunteer at yourchild’s school twicea school year. This is a biggie, because it gives you a chance to see who they connect toand who they must interact with.
Get acquainted withyour child’s teacher, in the realm ofthe netand emails, there isn't anyexcuse for this not to happen. Communication is vital!
Discuss frequently how yourchild feels about school. This really is something whichis often looked over by parents because life gets in the way. Often times parents discuss their child’s feelings about school when it is to late.
Jamahl Keyes, top selling author of the student leadership development book “Can’t Quit It Until You get the 5 Student Leadership success secrets for students, teacher professional development trainer and parent Involvement lecturer, has helped a large number ofparents, teachers and mentors get the mostout of their students and children. His straightforward easy to implement strategies have been featured in seminars and lectures in 7 different countries.
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