Test Talk! provides a wealth of practical advice on how to deal with common issues that may arise with student testing, from kindergarten through high school. Authors Cheli Cerra and Ruth Jacoby identify 50 “snapshots” of situations that parents typically face when dealing with testing and then give you practical tools to help your children succeed, including helpful checklists, worksheets, and progress reports.
Put an end to nightly homework battles! Homework Talk! provides parents with simple and practical advice to help them deal with the many issues that can come up surrounding their children's homework. The authors, Cheli Cerra and Ruth Jacoby, have identified fifty-two typical homework situations and provided tips, strategies, and advice for handling each of them. Are you concerned about: * Making sure your child is doing all of his homework on time? * Talking to a teacher who assigns too much homework? * Understanding how much help to give your child? * Motivating your child to handle homework issues on her own? * Overcoming your child's resistance to doing particular types of homework? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then Homework Talk! is the book you need. Don't wait to start working with your child and your child's teachers to make homework a simple and productive process for everyone. Praise for other books in Cheli Cerra and Ruth Jacoby's School Talk series: "A must-read for today's educational leader." --Jack Canfield Co-author of Chicken Soup for the Parent's Soul on Principal Talk! "An amazing compilation of what to say to parents." --Harry K. Wong Ed.D., author of The First Days of School on Teacher Talk!
Parent Talk! provides practical advice to help parents communicate with their child and their child's school. The authors have identified 52 common school situations and used their own experiences as parents and school principals to teach their readers what to do. This book provides practical advice with parent-to-parent tips, stores of additional resources, checklists to help stay on track and sample letters. In addition, each chapter has sample role playing situations that the parent can do with the child.
Product Description: School Board Talk! provides simple and practical advice to help local board members develop and improve communication skills, survive in political office, and make a difference in education. The authors, Cheli Cerra and Ruth Jacoby, have identified over 50 situations and provided tips, strategies, and advice for handling each of them...read more
Product Description: Principal Talk! provides 52 practical and useful scenarios to implement communication with teachers, parents, staff, and the community. Keep your cool and soar to new heights with insightful tips, worksheets, checklists, and sample letters for leadership success...read more
Product Description: School Board Talk! provides sensible and no-nonsense advice to help school board members develop and improve communication skills, survive in political office and make a difference in education. The authors: Cerra, Jacoby and Slack, have identified over 50 situations and provided tips, strategies, and advice for handling each of them...read more
Product Description: The Gold of San Xavier is a story of greed, murder, and love set in the 200-year-old Spanish colonial church near Tucson, Ariz. Nick Genoa, a freelance journalist and former newspaper reporter is heading to southern Arizona to do a story about the art conservation project inside the mission by a group of European art conservators...read more
9780972551007 | Thunder Mountain Pub Co, April 1, 2003, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: The Gold of San Xavier is a story of greed, murder, and love set in the 200-year-old Spanish colonial church near Tucson, Ariz.