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Lending Library items are available to be checked out for two weeks to all North Dakota residents.

Handouts are available in either print or digital format. Printed handouts are free to keep. Digital materials are available to download at your convenience.

Lending Library - Books (2)

Handouts (4)

Books

Essential Study Strategies
by Walter Pauk
The author has given students a succinct resource, addressing the necessary tools for ensuring college success. This book unilaterally addresses all students, newly out of high school or returning after years in the workplace, who want to be successful.

Literacy 2.0: Reading and Writing in 21st Century Classrooms
by Nancy Frey, Douglas Fisher & Alex Gonzalez
In this book the authors offer readers the benefit of their own extensive experience in secondary literacy 2.0 classrooms. They begin by describing a general instructional model that is particularly effective in supporting this type of learning. Then they present the specifics of teaching the literacy 2.0 skills related to acquiring, producing, and sharing information. These skills include using search engines efficiently, evaluating information found on websites, avoiding plagiarism, communicating with a wide audience, working collaboratively, and creating multimedia products.

Handouts

Como ayudar a su hijo(a) con la tarea escolar (Grados K a 12)
Channing Bete
Este manual explica cómo establecer un área de tarea, establecer un tiempo de estudio y ayudar a los niños a desarrollar habilidades de estudio efectivas. Los ejercicios inducen a los padres a anotar las metas de tarea, a realizar un seguimiento de las clases y actividades después de la escuela, y crear un horario diario. También proporciona consejos para modelar el comportamiento positivo, fomentar hábitos saludables y participar en actividades escolares; Lista las fuentes de ayuda adicional. (This handbook explains how to set up a homework area, establish a study time, and help children develop effective study skills. Exercises prompt parents to write down homework goals, keep track of classes and after-school activities, and create a daily schedule. Also provides tips for modeling positive behavior, encouraging healthy habits, and getting involved in school activities; lists sources of additional help.) (Spanish)
To request a copy of this resource, visit or call Pathfinder and ask for Handout #154

Helping Your Child with Homework: A Parent's Handbook
Channing Bete
This handbook explains how to set up a homework area, establish a study time, and help children develop effective study skills. Exercises prompt parents to write down homework goals, keep track of classes and after-school activities, and create a daily schedule. Also provides tips for modeling positive behavior, encouraging healthy habits, and getting involved in school activities; lists sources of additional help. (English)
To request a copy of this resource, visit or call Pathfinder and ask for Handout #17

How to Help Your Child With Homework
Channing Bete
Encourages parents to instill good study habits in their child by consistently showing interest in their child's schoolwork; setting up a study area for their child at home; and, most importantly, making sure their child understands the importance of learning. (English)
To request a copy of this resource, visit or call Pathfinder and ask for Handout #72

How to Help Your Child With Homework (Spanish)
Channing Bete
Alienta a los padres a inculcar buenos hábitos de estudio en su hijo mostrando consistentemente interés en el trabajo escolar de sus hijos; Establecer un área de estudio para su hijo en el hogar; Y, lo más importante, asegurarse de que su hijo entiende la importancia del aprendizaje. (Encourages parents to instill good study habits in their child by consistently showing interest in their child's schoolwork; setting up a study area for their child at home; and, most importantly, making sure their child understands the importance of learning.) (Spanish)
To request a copy of this resource, visit or call Pathfinder and ask for Handout #73

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