Homework. It may be the least favored compound word in a kid’s vocabulary and one sure to elicit groans. “But Mom, school’s over. I’m home. Why do I have to do more work?” Sound familiar? Your child hates doing homework, and you hate the nightly test of wills when you push him to complete it. But there is a better way. It starts with understanding what’s keeping your child from doing his work: a lack of motivation or a lack of skills.
This is an American Website, but the support articles are very useful for all parents. :-)
Helping to prepare your teen for life after high school is one of the most important tasks you'll have as a parent. Although it can be difficult to imagine your baby as an adult, with the right approach, helping your teen make the transition into adulthood can be rewarding.http://kidshealth.org/parent/growth/growing/after_hs.html
Going to college, getting a job, or taking time off are the common choices your teen will likely face. Here's how you can help your adult-to-be make the best decision.
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When do you start insisting that your kid become completely responsible for his or her own studying? Should you ever? Whatever your belief system, parents cannot shut off the impetus that drives them to want to help their kid study in high school. Often, the role of the parent regarding studying in high school is one of guidance vs. facilitation. Here are four ways to do just that.
PARENT CONNECT: https://cimsweb.deltasd.bc.ca/schoolconnect/parentsignon.aspx
Websites for Parents from the DSD website:
Please click on the link below to access the PDF document regarding <<suitability>> to the french Immersion Programhttp://www.psych.mcgill.ca/perpg/fac/genesee/Suitability%20of%20Immersion%20for%20At-Risk%20Students.pdf