Choose a book. Have your child read aloud Take turns reading with your child. Alternate sentences, paragraphs, pages or even chapters. Be a good listener. Tell your child any unknown words he or she encounters.
PTA’s National Standards for Family-School Partnerships offer a framework for how families, schools, and communities should work together to support student success. Here are some ideas for how you can get involved in your child’s
Why get involved in my child’s education? Research  has shown that students benefit from parent involvement in many ways: Better grades Better attendance Higher graduation rates Better self-esteem Less drug and alcohol use Less
Ways YOU can get moving: Playing with your child Taking a walk with other parents Going for a bike ride Dancing Walking to a bus stop that’s farther away from your home Parking your car
The link between healthy food and healthy kids is clear. Take these action steps to get on the road to healthy eating: Create a weekly meal plan using similar fruits and veggies in different ways. Divide
Soft drinks (soda, pop) take up room in your child’s tummy leaving less room for healthy foods. Choose low fat milk or water instead. If you eat fast food, try some new healthier menu items
It’s a good idea to encourage your child to make a reading list. Teachers, librarians and counselors are good sources for advice on books to include. You can help choose the best books for your