Bridging the Gap

A Parent's Guide to Elementary Education in the 21st Century
by Rebecca Thompson
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Publisher: Education Haven

Publication Date: February 13, 2017

ISBN: 9780998069838

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Finally! The go-to guide that parents have been asking for.

 

Bridging the Gap: A Parent's Guide to Elementary Education in the 21st Century was truly written out of necessity.

The goal of this guide is to you give some real and direct information about how education works these days because the more we know, the better we can advocate for our children.

Bridging the Gap: A Parent's Guide to Elementary Education in the 21st Century is an easy-to-follow "starter kit" on today's education system, a safe place to get your questions answered and to feel confident, and a simple map to help you navigate the landscape of your child's education. It is the hand to hold that will help you stay informed, so your child can reach his or her utmost potential.

Within the pages of this book, you will find:

  • An introduction to new methods and materials in your child's classroom (including technology)
  • What it means to educate your child as a whole
  • How to decode the educational standards that your child is being taught
  • What interventions are and how they are being implemented for your child
  • An understanding of how your child is evaluated through assessments and grades
  • That secret sauce to working at home with your child
  • A glossary defining all those foreign educational terms you hear at conferences, and so much more including A LOT of additional resources to help you throughout the book!

And here's the beautiful bonus: by ...