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Recommended Books

Homework Help

The following are recommended books for parents and educators.

Ending the Homework Hassles
Ending the Homework Hassles
By: John K. Rosemond

A lot of parents struggle with the homework question. Children often think there is too much. Studies tell us though that our children do less homework than children in other countries. As new standards are implemented the homework problem becomes even more daunting. Homework can be a real struggle for students who find school difficult—especially for students with LD and/or ADHD. This guide offers basic strategies. In one sense this is nothing new. In another way, however, it makes the strategies concrete with step by step advice on how to solve the homework wars.

Overcoming Underachieving: An Action Guide to Helping Your Child Succeed in School
Overcoming Underachieving: An Action Guide to Helping Your Child Succeed in School
By: Sam Goldstein, Nancy Mather

In Overcoming Underachieving two nationally recognized experts in children's school problems show you how to become your child's advocate, coach, and guide through the educational process. Using numerous case examples, they help you pinpoint your child's unique learning patterns and the problems that interfere with learning, behavior, and achievement. This information-packed book provides dozens of creative, parent-tested tools to help your child overcome difficulties with reading, math, handwriting, study skills, memorization, attention span, and many other problems that affect school success.

Writing Better: Effective Strategies for Teaching Students with Learning Difficulties
Writing Better: Effective Strategies for Teaching Students with Learning Difficulties
By: Steven Graham, Karen R. Harris

This practical guidebook shows elementary school teachers how to make this systematic instruction part of their classroom. Educators will find a wide range of specific strategies.

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