Expect More Arizona offers back to school tips for parents

| July 29, 2015

By Expect More Arizona

The transition back to school can be an exciting yet stressful time for both students and their families. A little planning, some healthy conversation and access to valuable education resources can help ease any anxiety and get kids off to a great start!

  • Get back in the routine. Re-establish bedtime, mealtime, reading and homework schedules.
  • Introduce yourself to your child’s teacher to start the school year.
  • Contact your child’s school for important dates such as Meet the Teacher or Curriculum Nights.
  • Set shared goals with your child’s teacher for what your child needs to know and be able to do during this school year. Use Expect More Arizona’s grade-by-grade parent guides to see the key things your child should be learning this year.
  • Create a quiet place for studying. Designate a specific time and place for homework each day. While your child is doing homework, have the TV, video games and music turned off to eliminate distractions and procrastination.

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