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How to Make First Grade a Success for Your Child

       Here are a few simple things you can do as a parent  to help your first grader achieve and succeed this year as a 21st century learner.

  • Read with your child right before bed time - this might be the most important part of a child's education, the time spent doing this will pay off  tremendously in the future of your child's education.  It's also a great opportunity for you to connect with your child at a relaxing time of the day. 
  • Ask your child what s/he did at school - This simple act will show them that their schooling is important to you. 
  • Have genuine conversations with your child - Simple conversations about anything encourage use of language and expand vocabulary. Plus, it's great way to bond with your child and to learn more about each other!