Parents First: Parents and Children Learning Together

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Parents First is designed to improve your understanding of how children learn in order for you to help your child face the challenges of our modern educational system. It clearly explains some of the key current research about how the human brain works and provides practical advice on how to apply that research to studying and learning at school. Garry Burnett and Kay Jarvis explore practical ways for you to help your child learn effectively which include: Developing confidence and self-esteem; Effective listening and questioning; Creating an effective learning environment; Building a healthier brain for learning; Improving memory, recall and spelling; Parents First puts you right at the centre of the education process, raising the aspirations and achievements of your child.

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Garry Burnett has spent twenty years working in Yorkshire Schools as head of English, LEA advisor and project leader for the Campaign for Learning's project Learning to Learn - Research and Development. He is currently an Advanced Skills Teacher at the Malet Lambert School in Hull. Kay Jarvis is a Parenting Coach and also runs regular training courses for parents on lifelong learning skills. She has worked for the faculty of Health and Social Care at the University of Lincoln, where she spearheaded the Parents and Children Working Together Project.

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Garry Burnett has spent twenty years working in Yorkshire schools as head of English, LEA advisor and project leader for the Campaign for Learning's project Learning to Learn - Research and Development. He is currently an Advanced Skills Teacher at the Malet Lambert School in Hull. He is actively involved in the national Campaign for Learning and regularly leads training sessions at local, national and international level.

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