Seven ways to maximize your child’s potential
Foster a love of learning in your child.
Put your words into action, (i.e., walk the talk.)
Keep the lines of communication with your child open.
Help your child get organized.
Eat together as a family.
Emphasize the process of achieving a goal, as well as the accomplishment.
Keep your expectations high.
Six ways to end homework hassles
Know the teacher’s homework policy.
Set a consistent study routine and a regular time to do homework.
Keep school supplies stocked and available in one place.
Celebrate and motivate efforts with rewards and praise.
Network with other parents.
Monitor your child’s results.
Four tips for helping your children discover the joys of reading
Tap into their interests with books on hobbies they enjoy.
Provide opportunities for them to browse bookstores.
Don’t place demands on their reading, keep it fun.
Let your children see you reading for pleasure.
Six things to remember to help your child excel
The best students do chores.
High expectations are a must.
Get involved with your child’s school program.
Remember grades aren’t everything.
Learning isn’t always fun.
Provide time for play and relaxation.