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For Parents and Teachers

Parents and teachers:  Do you want to inspire a passion for learning in children or give children a world-class education for free?  Do you want children to reap positive benefits from homework and achieve academic excellence? 

Visit Parklands-Turner Library.  You will find the following resources  and more to aid parents and teachers in children's educational development:

  • Why Bright Kids Get Poor Grades and What You Can Do About It (371.956R577A) by Sylvia Rimm.
  • A six-Step Program for Parents and Teachers.
  • A Parents' Guide to the Middle School Years (373.236)B914) by Joe Bruzzese
  • Virtual Schooling; A Guide to Optimizing Your Child's Education  (371.3344K16) by Elizabeth Kanna and Lisa Gillis
  • Homework Talk! The Art of Effective Communication About Your Child's Homework (371.192C417) by Cheli Cerra and Ruth Jacoby
  • Teaching Visual Literacy; Using Comic Books, Graphic novels, Anime, Cartoons, and More to Develop Comprehension and Thinking Skills (372.6044J253) by Nancy Frey and Douglas Fisher
  • Cracking the Second Grade Reading & Math; A Parent's Guide to Elementary School Success (372.41J94) by Mary Juliano, Elizabeth Ann Kahn, and the Staff of the Princeton Review.
  • Black-White Achievement Gap; Why Closing It Is the Greatest Civil Rights Issue of Our Time (379.2609P142) by Rod Paige and Elaine Witty
  • Protect Your Child from Bullying; Expert Advice to Help You Reconize, Prevent, and Stop Bullying Before Your Child Gets Hurt (371.782B367) vy Allan L. Beane