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Learning at Home, PreK–3

1st Edition

Homework Activities That Engage Children and Families

eISBN-13: 9781452272719

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"This book is a great resource for educators and families and is filled with practical ideas to engage everyone in the fun of learning."
—Susan Stewart, Curriculum Consultant, Supervisor, Adjunct Instructor
Stark County Education Service Center, Ashland University

"Wonderful! The author has done an excellent job of providing a wealth of materials for the educator and/or parent, as well as answering some tough questions about home learning for young children."
—Ken Klopack, Art and Gifted Educational Consultant
Chicago Public Schools, IL

Create a strong home-school connection through family activities that extend learning!

Because families play a critical role in helping young children develop a strong academic foundation and a love of learning, teachers need to involve caregivers as partners in education and extend learning to the home environment. Learning at Home, PreK–3 helps teachers plan developmentally appropriate, creative homework activities that encourage positive learning experiences and reinforce important home-school connections.

Packed with hundreds of engaging and interesting activities, this resource expands the concept of what constitutes homework and family involvement. Focused mainly on social interactions within the family, these playful, fun activities:

Relate directly to children′s own experiencesEmploy concrete, easily accessible materialsInclude shared reading experiences, family projects, and gamesIntegrate developmental and content areas, including language and literacy, mathematics, science, and the creative artsPromote literacy learning in homes where English is not the primary language

These tools and strategies help teachers reach out to families and reinforce learning both in school and at home, ensuring that all students have the chance to achieve and become lifelong learners.

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ISBNs 9781412963275, 9781412963275, 9781452272719, 9781412963282, 9781412963282, 9781412963282, 9781452214276, 1452272719
Language English
Number of Pages 208
Edition 1st