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Is Your Child Ready for School?: A Guide for Parents

A child who succeeds at school not only enjoys learning, but also knows how to learn.

Is Your Child Ready for School?: A Guide for Parents shows parents how to prepare their child for school and how to nourish curiosity so that learning is a positive and pleasurable experience.

It will help parents understand how their child learns and what they can do to make learning happen as easily and effectively as possible, regardless of the child's natural strengths or weaknesses.

Is Your Child Ready for School? is based on sound research and contains practical examples, strategies and activities that parents can use to help their child in the following areas:

  • Different types of learning
  • Motivation
  • Play
  • Social competence
  • Concentration
  • Memory
  • Motor skills
  • Making hard tasks easy
  • Coping with the transition from home to school

The authors have extensive experience in working with parents and children and have demonstrated that an early, positive, encouraging approach actually helps to reduce the chance of learning problems.

Publication Details
Name of Publisher: ACER Press
Place of Publication: Camberwell, Vic.
Resource Type: Report
ISBN: 0864316755
EISBN: 1417588667
Publication Year: 2004
Subject Covered: Family, marriage, women; Home economics; Early childhood education