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School Health Promotion Liaison Consultant
...what you do at home is IMPORTANT
4 key things parents can do to help ensure their children's success:
1. SET EXPECTATIONS
High parental expectations have the greatest impact on student achievement.
2. TALK WITH YOUR CHILD...
It has a greater impact on academics than monitoring homework, being home after school, or limiting TV time.
What was the best thing that happened in school today?
If you switched seats with anyone in the class, who would it be? why?
how did the science experiment turn out?
Talk Positive
Feel Positive
Think Positive
...focus on attitudes more than marks
3. POSITIVE ATTITUDE TOWARDS LEARNING
4. READ TOGETHER
Make Reading Fun
stay in school longer, and
have better behaviour and social skills.
Sources : People for Education. (2011). Beyond school councils: Engaging parents to help their children succeed at school. Retrieved from http://www.peopleforeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/ParentInvolvementToolkit.pdf
When parents are actively engaged, students are more likely to:
be motivated,
earn higher grades,