School Smart: Its More Than Just Reading & Writing
By Shauna F. King
From homework, to report cards, to spring fever, school can be tough, and not just for children. School Smart is an easy to read guidebook that steers parents and educators through a school year, touching on the significant milestones encountered and explaining how best to help children navigate those experiences. Each school year is a journey through which we have the privilege of coaching our children to make smart choices. Teachers and parents have different roles, yet both are steering toward the same destination. If we think of school as a sports game, then the child is the star player and we are the coaches on the sidelines, guiding and cheering them as they fumble, score, and pass. The author, Shauna F. King, provides valuable suggestions and tools for success while also acknowledging pitfalls every teacher, parent, and student faces. Full of practical and insightful content, School Smart provides parents and teachers with insight that aids in arming and empowering youth to excel and succeed.
About the Author
Shauna F. King is a proud wife and mother of two children, who are the joy of her life. She is a former principal and classroom teacher with over 20 years of experience in public and non-public school settings. Shauna has a talent and passion for connecting with adults who have chosen to serve children. This passion has led to invitations to present nationally as well as internationally. A self- proclaimed “Yelling Teacher in Recovery,” Shauna shares practical and research-based strategies to improve teacher, parent and student engagement. Shauna holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Morgan State University, a Master’s degree in Education from Bowie State University and an Education Specialist degree in Adult Learning from Walden University.
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