An Idea is Born and Transformed...
Education is reforming itself for our strife-filled global world, and families also need to reform or renew themselves as they prepare their children to live better in that same world. Few books help in this regard, except for this innovative and holistic guide that offers clues to the complex issues of living and learning through educational and home contexts.
"You Are Your Child's Best Teacher" recognizes that families need help in becoming the best teachers for their children in our uncertain and confusing world. It is written for parents and families who want to improve family well-being and their children's academic achievement. It is also written for advocates who help support children and families through community initiatives and in in-and out-of-school-time programs.
Clues in this revised guidebook may help families and advocates move from where they are right now (the status quo) to hope for more positive future plans and goals. When families are well and searching for balance, they are more apt to do those things that are needed so their children become more satisfied and capable - both in and out of school.
This can lead to learning needed skills that can offer them better chances for not just surviving, but thriving - no matter their income, race or where they live. This benefits families, communities, our nation and eventually the world.
The sections and chapters comprising "You Are Your Child's Best Teacher" introduce many concepts as clues to families who want to improve family well-being, relationships and student achievement.
It’s practical with explanations of the latest school reform issues, such as the Common Core and ESSA, yet thought-provoking, as it links issues of our nation with family well-being and what’s taught at home with school outcomes. This book will be used repeatedly as children and their families grow and develop!