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Ready For School

A Parent's Guide

ISBN13: 9781853909290

ISBN10: 1853909297

Publisher: Veritas

Extent: 96 pages

Binding: Paperback

Size: 20.4 x 14 x 1 cm

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  • Ready for School: A Parents Guide looks at the commonplace questions and dilemmas that every parent faces as they support their childs development through the early days of school. It presents real stories about children and offers sound advice based on tried and tested practices, honed over many years in authors work with young children.

    The authors provide practical suggestions on:

    - Making sure your child is ready for school;
    - Managing the excitement of the first day;
    - Dealing with tantrums;
    - Supporting your childs academic capabilities;
    - Making friends;
    - Worries about bullying;
    - The importance of diet;
    - Handling change;
    - How your child might spend their free time.

    Margaret Horan and Geraldine OBrien have been Primary Teachers for over thirty years. They are both teaching in Ireland. Margaret has also taught in Switzerland and Nigeria. This is their first book.

  • Geraldine OBrien



    Margaret Horan



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    Help you to make the transition from home to school easier for your child.
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  • Introduction

    Many parents do not live in close-knit communities where grandparents, brothers, sisters and cousins are nearby. When a question or a problem arises, parents often turn to the teacher for advice and support. This book was written to answer some of the questions and concerns that parents have brought to us over the years.
    In Ready for School, we explore a range of topics: from managing the excitement of the first day to practical suggestions for handling change, from supporting a childs academic capabilities to worries about bullying.
    This book looks at the commonplace questions and dilemmas that every parent faces as they support their childs development though the early days of school. It presents real stories about real children and offers sound advice, based on tried and tested practices, honed over many years in our work with young children. We are not experts, but we do have a wealth of experience, both as teachers and as parents.

    We hope that our book will:

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Ready For School