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Educating America


101 Strategies for Adult Assistants in K-8 Classrooms
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by Paddy Eger
Education > Parent Participation
176 Pages
ISBN: 978-0-9831587-5-2
Publisher's Price $14.95
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From kindergarten to high school graduation is a scant twelve years. We often forget how short and how very important these years are and that every American’s future is effected by the education of our youth.

Parent and community participation in the classroom is integral to supporting the next generation of adults to become creative, thoughtful, independent life-long learners and critical thinkers, problem solvers who synthesize information, communicate clearly, and work cooperatively. … They are the next leaders of our great country.

…This book will help individuals, families, and corporate and community groups volunteer in the K-8th grades with confidence and proficiency. It empowers you with capacity building tools and skills to work hand-in-hand with professional educators to develop strong and vibrant individuals.

The reader will discover how to:

  • Prepare to Assist
  • Set Expectations
  • Communicate Effectively
  • Improve the quality of teaching while  improving
    the quality of student learning
  • Overcome anxiety about working with students

Read this book and volunteer with confidence! Get acquainted with your school problems before they grow into community problems.