Helping Your Child Succeed
When schools and families work together, children succeed. There are many things that parents can do to help their children learn, grow, and prepare for success in college and 21st Century careers. The following tips and resources are designed to strengthen home-school connections and empower parents with the knowledge to help their children achieve excellence.
What Your Child Needs to Know:
- Family-Friendly Standards: Each guide shares important information about the South Carolina Academic Standards. These standards outline state requirements for your child's learning program and what students across the state should be able to do in certain subjects.
What You Can Do to Help Your Child Learn and Succeed:
- Helping Your Child Series: This series aims to provide parents with the tools and information necessary to help their children succeed in school and life. These booklets feature practical lessons and activities to help children master reading, understand the value of homework and develop the skills and values necessary to achieve and grow.
- Parent After School Resources: Looking for engaging ways to introduce your child to reading or to encourage your teen to write? Visit this site for age-appropriate book suggestions or rainy day activities.
Resources for Your Child:
- Khan Academy: Videos for learning math, science and other subjects outside of school
- Book Lists- Suggested Books by Grade Level and Subject: This list consists of suggested books from the Family-Friendly Standards
2011-2012, a guide published jointly by the Education Oversight Committee and
the South Carolina Department of Education.