Talk to your child’s teacher frequently. Together you are a team for your child’s academic success.
Provide a quiet place and a consistent time to do homework.
Support your child in homework efforts but refrain from doing the homework.
Help your child learn to follow directions. Give one and two step directions and see that the task is completed.
Teach your child to show respect for others by using polite phrases such as “please”, “thank you”, and “excuse me”.
Model and reinforce appropriate behavior.
Help your child learn his/her address and telephone number.
Help your child learn his/her multiplication facts through twelve.
Guide and monitor your child’s television viewing and music.
Explain the meaning of new words to your child.
Encourage your child to succeed by encouraging his/her best work but do not expect more than your child is capable of doing.
Involve your child with reading, math and writing activities.
See that your child gets a good night’s sleep and has a nutritious breakfast.
Write your child’s name on all personal items brought to school.
Refrain from sending a child who is sick or one who has had a fever within the past 24 hours. This will help preserve the health of other children.
Please telephone the school when your child will be absent.
Dress your child according to the weather; outside activities will take place when the weather permits. A note from you will be required if your child should remain inside because of physical condition.
Discuss with your child what to do and where to go in the event you are not at home when he/she arrives.
Refrain from using negative remarks concerning the school in the presence of your child. Children must see school and home working very closely together for their academic success.