Academic Enhancement Tools

Power in Family Relationships Builds Student Academic Success

by Keith Bricker



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 5/29/2013

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 106
ISBN : 9781466992627
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 106
ISBN : 9781466992641
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 106
ISBN : 9781466992634

About the Book

Academic enhancement activities were practiced in high school for ten years and involved over fifteen hundred families. The participation rate was over 90 percent. Students in the twelve- to fifteen-year range participated with their parents. The ten activities focus on identifying natural interests, likes, and preferences the student has demonstrated from age three to the present. These activities are used to identify competencies/skills that lead the student to logical career, family, and community options. Parents provide objective advice and information to assist the student to discover their natural traits. School personnel can manage the process and give suggestions that fit the school curriculum and provide options for the future. It is the student and then the parent(s) that are the prime decision-makers with this process. The activities rely on objective information from parents, students, schools, businesses, and the communities. The process draws from each to promote student academic enhancement. Remember, schools prepare students for success in each of these areas. It is reasonable that direction should come from outside and within the educational community for student planning and school curriculum changes. Parents are the prime resource because they know the student well and work in these areas of the community.

About the Author

Worked with parents, students, and business for forty years. Provided a unique perspective to enhance academic success from the power ingrained in family relationships. The author’s specialist degree in education/counseling for teaching science, high school social studies, working as a school counselor, and teaching management courses at the college level provided the background to connect the student and parent(s) with business to enhance student success.