What Can You Do To Help?
A PARENT’S ABCs
For Success in School
Ask your child about the school day.
Begin your child’s day with a nourishing breakfast.
Congratulate your child for doing well.
Discuss homework with your child.
Encourage your child to read.
Find a quiet place for your child to study.
Give your child responsibility.
Help your child build self-esteem.
Include your child in making simple family decisions.
Join a library and read with your child.
Keep your child on a schedule that includes exercise and sleep.
Limit television viewing by selecting programs with your child.
Make the time you spend with your child special.
Notice, and discuss, changes in your child’s behavior.
Offer to help your child organize school papers.
Provide your child with good role models.
Question the activities your child shares with friends.
Respect your children’s right to have their own opinions.
Share an interest or hobby with your child.
Take time to listen to your child.
Urge your child to say “NO” to drugs.
Visit places of interest with your child.
Work with your child to set up rules of behavior.
Xerox and save records or articles that benefit your child.
Yield results by encouraging your child to do better.
Zip through these activities on a regular basis.
ABCs Brought to you by the members of the Scottsdale Education