Free Guide for Parents!
In its continuing effort to serve as an Education Connection to parental involvement in children's education, KUED has updated its popular booklet for parents, Education: Parental Guidance Required. The 21-page guide, available in English and Spanish, tells why parental involvement in education increases children's chances for success in school. Studies show that children whose parents are involved in education are more motivated to do well in school.
With tips explaining how education can be an important part of home life, the book shows how parents can help make connections between school skills and real-life situations. For example, parents can design at-home kits (such as reading, writing, cooking, and inventing kits) to make learning opportunities easily accessible. The guide encourages parents to use kits for study time when homework is done and children say, "There's nothing to do!"
Education: Parental Guidance Required offers additional tips for parents on how to:
Now that educators have a Utah state-endorsed Student Education Plan (SEP) and a Student Education Occupation Plan (SEOP), the Education Connection booklet clearly defines the SEP/SEOP process and includes worksheets for parents, teachers, and students to use in their planning.
Parents! You can receive this free guide by e-mailing our Community Services department or by calling (801) 585-LINK (5465). The guide is available in English or Spanish.
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