Bright student vs. gifted learner?... Very good info Perfect - this explains better what I've known and tried to share with parents and teachers. Gifted, bright, smart, talented are different things. You can have a talented failure or a gifted student who makes Cs or a bright child who's a little loosey-goosey but works hard and gets the As that the smart kid won't earn.
Reading At Home - Tips For Parents This is perfect for sending home with our students! Parents would appreciate some guidelines when helping their children with their reading homework. This printable includes tips for : - integrating reading in our daily family activities - choosing appropriate books - tips for helping beginning readers - practicing fluency & developing comprehension skills!
Definitely for the over 3 bunch, but really good tips. Strategies to Use When Reading with a Child -- written by a National Board certified reading teacher who uses these strategies with her own children :)
Building Skills at Home Parent Handouts - Free packet that contains informational handouts aimed at parents of children in grades K-2. Each subject-themed sheet contains tips, ideas, and strategies parents can do at home to build their child's reading, math, spelling, and writing skills.