The Turnaround: Parenting Tips For Improving Your Child’s Academic Success: How to Make Your Child Smarter, Learning-Ready and Nonviolent Paperback – May 12, 2014
The steady decline in student academic performance, self-esteem, personal responsibility, and graduation rate inspired certified parenting educator Deborah L. Kelly, MEd, CPE, to uncover the cause and to discover remedies. Investigating back through her years of teaching, parenting, and interacting with other parents, provided the insight she needed to create this recipe for parents to use in the home to support their students’ success in life. Environment, otherwise known as “nurture,” plays the greatest role in the cause-and-effect relationship between children and their propensity to reach their academic potential. Her analysis reveals that the key to improving students’ performance at school is the creation of a family home environment that encourages learning and curiosity about the world.
This guide serves to help parents do just that. It provides twenty-six tips for a lifestyle conducive to producing a capable, responsible, nonviolent, healthy child who is eager and willing to learn. Covering various stages of development, from birth to high school graduation, this concise list will be a constant companion, ready to give expert parenting ideas, advice, and strategies for improving and maintaining your entire family’s well-being.
So dive in as a family, and enjoy the journey toward academic success!