This book unlocks the mystery behind standardized testing and traditional curricula in elementary school reading, math, and language instruction, ultimately helping parents better understand educational jargon and maintain positive and constructive relationships with their child’s teachers.
C.E. Crutcher, Ed.D. is a retired teacher who taught in both an elementary school classroom as well as a university environment and acted as a special education consultant for parents of children with special needs. Dr. Crutcher includes specific grade level concepts and expectations, reflects on basic elementary school curriculum, and answers common parents’ questions such as:
- How do I decide what instruction methods are best for my child?
- How can I identify and track my child’s progress in core subjects?
- How can I prepare for parent/teacher conferences?
- How do I decide when, how, and who to ask for help for my struggling child?
Every parent has the power to improve their child’s school experience. The expert advice and guidance offered in Know What Your Child Knows will ensure that every child, no matter what their personal challenges, is successful in school.
Hardcover with dustjacket, 100 pages