AFT Michigan: for Parents
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Helpful links to information relevant to developing effective study habits, increasing curriculum-specific comprehension skills, and test-taking strategies.
Developing effective homework skills is the first step towards achieving success in learning. Helping Your Child With Homework provides parents with useful guidance from the U.S. Department of Education. You can download a .pdf copy of this brochure by clicking here
The Math Forum is a great site for answers to math questions for all grade levels through college. Search the archives for information or submit your math question online.
Helping Your Child Learn to Read
When parents help their children learn to read, they open the door to new worlds. This informative brochure provides tips on how you can encourage your child's adventures as a reader.
Helping Your Child with Math
The U.S. Department of Education has published a series of booklets titled Helping Your Child that aims to provide parents with the tools and information necessary to help their children succeed in school and life. These booklets feature practical lessons and activities to help school aged and preschool children master reading, understand the value of homework and develop the skills and values necessary to achieve and grow. They cover helping your child learn history, science and math. Helping your child to become a reader and helping your child with homework.
Math CAN be fun for both your child and you when you use the tips in this learning guide from the U.S. Department of Education.
The Michigan Department of Education has many resources available to help your child with homework. Click here