| Spark Your Child's Success in Math and Science,
winner of a Parent's
Guide Award, is an innovative book that describes how and why
even the smallest actions taken by parents can make the world of
difference in their children's schooling and overall education.
Spark Your Childs Success in Math and Science is a
straightforward, research-based resource for parents who want to
ignite and sustain their childrens critical-thinking skills
and lifelong love of learning. Decades of educational research tell
us that a parents involvement in a childs education
is the single most important factor in that childs academic
success. Why is Spark Your Childs Success in Math and Science
It summarizes the latest research in a way that is accessible
and meaningful to parents, providing practical advice that can be
put to good use immediately and every day.
Successful completion of key courses in mathematics and science
are acknowledged gateways to academic advancement and career opportunities;
this book explains why that is true, and how to help your child
"Being involved" doesnt require knowledge of math
or science, a college education, or any extensive preparation. An
involved parent contributes dramatically to a childs quality
of schoolwork, likelihood of graduation, and desire to enroll in
higher education. Organized to be accessible and useful, Spark
Your Childs Success in Math and Science is full of immediately
usable ideas and background information for all parents.
"The aim of this perceptive book is found in the titleit
is meant to teach caretakers how to nurture a child's natural
curiosity and stimulate interest in math and science.... This
insightful work is recommended for parenting and education collections
in most libraries."
"...a must-have for all parents or grandparents, and teachers
will want it on their shelves to provide ideas for getting parents
involved with their children's educations."