Here, Amundson provides a special focus on how parents and schools can work together to help students achieve. It includes information on how children develop the independence, self-discipline, self-confidence, and skills in communication and cooperation with others that will help them throughout their lives. It also includes suggested resources to provide additional advice and answers to parents' questions.
Kristen J. Amundson has written educational materials for parents, school administrators, school board members, and students for more than 20 years. A former teacher and school board member, she has written extensively about parent involvement in education, reading, school violence, and preparing students for the 21st century workplace.
Chapter 1 The First Year Chapter 2 Toddlers Chapter 3 The Preschool Years Chapter 4 The Elementary School Years Chapter 5 Early Adolescence Chapter 6 The High School Years