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Helping your child succeed in public school
Fuller, Cheri.
Personal Author:
1999 edition.
Publication Information:
Wheaton, Ill. : Tyndale, [1999]

Physical Description:
285 pages ; 22 cm
Format :


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LC225.3 .F84 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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An encouraging, positive book that draws on the experiences of those who have dealt with the challenges of public schools and seen their children excel in them. Now updated with new information.

Author Notes

Cheri Fuller is a mother, grandmother and former teacher who has taught at every level from elementary to college. She has written over 20 books, including When Mothers Pray and Extraordinary Kids, a Gold Medallion winner. Cheri's articles have appeared in many magazines, including Focus on the Family, Family Circle, and CHILD. She is also a popular guest of radio and television. Visit her Web site at:

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
1. Does Parent Involvement Make a Difference?p. 9
2. Choosing the Right School for Your Childp. 19
3. Getting Your Child's Needs Met in the Classroomp. 35
4. Forming a Good Student-Teacher Connectionp. 53
5. Building a Working Relationship with Teachersp. 65
6. Knowing What Your Child Is Being Taughtp. 83
7. Taking Action When Your Child Has a Problem at Schoolp. 101
8. Helping Your Child Develop Traits That Ensure Successp. 115
9. Helping Your Child Develop Organizational and Study Skillsp. 133
10. Helping Your Child with Reading and Writingp. 143
11. Helping Your Child with Science, Math, Geography, and Historyp. 159
12. Implementing Character Education in Your Child's Schoolp. 177
13. Helping Your Child Strengthen His Faithp. 189
14. Praying for Your Childp. 205
15. Becoming a Part of the Decision-Making Processp. 221
16. Putting Computers to Use at Home and Schoolp. 239
Endnotesp. 251
Appendixesp. 257