Education Starts at Home

Parents Are the First Teachers

Thursday, Sep 30, 2010  |  Updated 3:57 PM PDT
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
<a title=Suzanne Shaw, NBC Bay Area Editorial Director, discusses effective tools we can use to support our childrens' education." />

Suzanne Shaw, NBC Bay Area Editorial Director, discusses effective tools we can use to support our childrens' education.

advertisement
Photos and Videos

Education Starts at Home: Your Viewer Response

Suzanne Shaw, NBC Bay Area Editorial Director, shares highlights from viewer feedback.
More Photos and Videos

And now, an NBC Bay Area Editorial...

This week, NBC is launching a special initiative called "Education Nation", in an effort to help Americans build the finest education system in the world.

I'm Suzanne Shaw, Editorial Director.

As critics challenge our schools and teachers to do better, we encourage parents to do better. We parents are the primary role models for our children, their first teachers.

NBC Bay Area believes what happens in the home sets the tone. Guidelines from California's top teacher and parent organizations encourage families to:

- show a geniune interest in what's being taught, discuss ideas, problems and consequences

- agree on a schedule for homework and quiet time

- show enthusiasm for our children's efforts

- meet with teachers

That's a start, to learn more about Education Nation, and connect with schools in your area, click on the links within this editorial.
 

 

Scroll down to view the comments or leave your own.  Please include your first name, the first inital of your last name and your city, or you can post anonymously.

Get the latest headlines sent to your inbox!
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Leave Comments
Bay Area Proud
Bay Area Proud is NBC Bay... Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out