An Electronic Family Engagement Library from The Parent Institute will help you engage and empower families with relevant, evidence-based solutions on a wide variety of topics. Available in Elementary and Secondary versions, in both English and Spanish. Click on the thumbnails below to view a sample of each title.

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Family Engagement Library – Elementary

Off to a Good Start! Ways Parents Can Help Children Get Ready to Begin School
 
25 Ways Parents Can Read with Children 25 Ways Parents Can Build Responsibility in Children 25 Ways Parents Can Motivate Children 25 Ways Parents Can Help Children Learn
What Parents Can Do at Home to Help With Reading
 
What Parents Can Do at Home to Help With Math
 
What Parents Can Do at Home to Help With Science
 
What Parents Can Do at Home to Help With Writing
 
What Parents Can Do at Home to Help With Vocabulary
 
Questions & Answers About Standardized Testing
 
Building Homework Skills
 
Listening Well & Following Directions
 
Critical Thinking
 
Teaching Children Responsibility for Their Learning & Behavior
 
Helping Children Learn To Resolve Conflicts
 
Helping Children Learn Self-Discipline
 
Building Respect for Rules, Authority and Other People
 
Questions Parents Ask About Attendance
 
Questions Parents Ask About Bullies
 
Questions Parents Ask About Working With Your School
 
Reading for Meaning
 
Studying for & Taking Tests
 
Getting Organized for Schoolwork and Homework
 
Top Five Study Skills Every Student Needs
 
Get Ready for Parent-Teacher Conference
 
It's Never Too Late to Get Involved!
 
Ways Busy Parents Can Help Children Succeed in School
 
How to Work With Your Child's Teacher
 
Parents Are Teachers, Too!
 
Teach Your Child How to Set Goals, And Reach Them!
 
Help Your Child Develop an 'I Can Do It' Attitude
 
Help Your Child Learn From Mistakes
 
Homework Time Made Easier...And More Effective
 
Secrets for Making Children Want To Read
 
Learning is Your Child's Responsibility
 
Seven Habits of Highly Responsible Students
 
Help Your Child Take Responsibility for Belongings And Schoolwork
 
Help Your Child Make Responsible Decisions
 
Ways Parents Can Manage Kids' Technology Use
 
Help Your Child Do Better on Tests
 
Ten Ways to Help Your Child Deal with Peer Pressure
 
Facts Parents Should Know About Children and Depression
 
Is Your Child Under Too Much Pressure?
 
Help Your Child Balance School & Extracurricular Activities
 
Help Your Child Develop Self‐Awareness
 
Help Your Child Learn Self‐Management
 
Help Your Child Practice Responsible Decision‐Making
 
Help Your Child Strengthen Relationship Skills
 
Help Your Child Build Social Awareness
 
Attendance
 
Communicating Expectations
 
The School-Parent Team
 
Setting Goals
 
Reading
 
Self-Discipline
 
Getting Along With Others
 
Good Study Habits
 
Responsibility