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Parent Tips for Student Success


This page will feature monthly tips to help reinforce the connection between school and home.  Click on a month below to read the Parent Institute articles on these topics.  Additional articles can be found in our Shark Tales newsletter. 

Calendar pages offer simple activities to do at home each day of the month to help reinforce and extend your child's learning.


August 2013 - Making attendance a priority; Setting the stage for a successful partnership. 

August 2013 Calendar

September 2013 - Review sheets can help your elementary schooler ace tests; Avoid daily homework battles

September 2013 Calendar 

October 2013 - Making the most of public libraries; Develop your student's high-level thinking skills

October 2013 Calendar

November 2013 - Intrinsic motivation is key to academic success; How to make the most of homework time

November 2013 Calendar

December 2013 - Five strategies can help your child discover the joy of reading; Show your elementary schooler how to be a scientific thinker

December 2013 Calendar

January 2014 - Talking to boost reading skills; Show how reading connects to real life

January 2014 Calendar

February 2014 - Helping your student with writing assignments; Working with the teacher when your child misbehaves in class

February 2014 Calendar

March 2014 - March weather can teach your child science skills; Women's History Month is a great time to read a biography

March 2014 Calendar

April 2014 - Five easy eays to increase your child's motivation for learning; Setting expectations leads to your child's academic success

April 2014 Calendar