The Learning Habit: A Groundbreaking Approach to Homework and Parenting that Helps Our Children Succeed in School and Life
Buy on Amazon
A groundbreaking approach to building learning habits for life, based on a major new study revealing what works ? and what doesn?t
Life is different for kids today. Between standardized testing, the Common Core Curriculum, copious homework assignments, and seemingly endless amounts of ?screen time,? it?s hard for kids ? and parents ? to know what?s most essential. How can parents help their kids succeed ? not just do well ?on the test? -- but develop the learning habits they?ll need to thrive throughout their lives?
This important and parent-friendly book presents new solutions based on the largest study of family routines ever conducted. The Learning Habit offers a blueprint for navigating the maze of homework, media use, and the everyday stress that families with school-age children face; turning those ?stress times? into opportunities to develop the eight critical skills kids will need to succeed in college and in the highly competitive job market of tomorrow ? skills including concentration and focus, time management, decision-making, goal-setting, and self-reliance. Along with hands-on advice and compelling real-life case studies, the book includes 21 fun family challenges for parents and kids, bringing together the latest research with simple everyday solutions to help kids thrive, academically and beyond.
|Amazon Sales Rank||676,689|
|Main Category||Kindle Edition|