What You Can Do to Help Your Child at Home
Each day ask your child what he/she did that day in school.
Each day ask to see your child’s papers and notices from school.
Have a quiet time each day when the children sit down to do their homework — TV OFF.
Make sure your child gets proper rest so he or she can function at school — a reasonable bed time.
You take charge of the TV and decide what your children will watch.
Use the newspaper and magazines with your child.
Each child needs a place to call his or her own, a place to keep his or her things.
All things for school should be assembled the night before.
Your child should leave for school in a good frame of mind.
- Notes to school written beforehand
Come to school as often as you can.
From School Power, by Dr. James Comer. Excerpted from Character Education Informational Handbook & Guide, Public Schools of North Carolina, Department of Education, 2002. Used by permission.