· Read to your child every night!
The increased exposure to vocabulary will help them be successful in all areas.
· Know who your child’s friends are!
Learn the names of new acquaintances, know where they live, call their parents and introduce yourself.
· Know where your child is!Require your child to be specific about his/her whereabouts and to check with you frequently.
· Establish or maintain a routine.
Start with getting into a set time for breakfast, dinner, showers, reading/studying and bedtime. Be sure your children are on time for school. Punctuality and attendance are crucial to your child’s education.· Ask specific questions about your child’s school day.
“How was school today? What did you learn today? What do you have for homework tonight?· Get to know School 7.
Join our PTO and attend meetings, workshops and events. Attend Open House. Visit the school. Chaperone a field trip or dance. Read our newsletter. Conference with your child's teacher.