How to Get Your Children to Clean Their Rooms Using Rubric Rules

How to Get Your Children to Clean Their Rooms Using Rubric Rules : A Teacher's Strategy

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Are you struggling to get your children to clean their rooms and help around the house? Do your children understand the value of money and how to manage it wisely? How to Get Your Children to Clean Their Rooms Using Rubric Rules is a practical, step-by-step guide that teaches parents how to get their kids to clean their rooms and manage their Earned-Allowance responsibly. Featuring a tool called Rubric Rules, this unique method is based on worksheets called "rubrics" which teachers use in the classroom. Parents can customize the Rubric Rules to add a deadline, a consequence, and an Earned-Allowance. There's even a Good Attitude task! Also incorporated into the book is a Money Management System that teaches children how to budget money. With each Earned-Allowance payment, money is divided into four categories: Giving, Short-Term Savings, Long-Term Savings, and Spending, which gets children into a lifetime habit of managing money wisely. The book is for any parent who has a child between the ages of 4 and 18. Rubric Rules include: A variety of ready-made or easy-to-customize checklists of tasks that must be done. Rubrics for cleaning a bedroom, bathroom, game room, and other common areas - even laundry and deep cleaning rubrics! Rubrics with pictures for children as young as four. A definite deadline of when room must be completed. Privileges to be lost if room is not cleaned correctly and on time. Built-in Earned-Allowance that pays according to the quality of the work done. Checklists for both parent and child to grade the quality of each individual task. Incorporated Good Attitude tasks, which both the child and the parent have to evaluate. Corresponding Money Management System that teaches children lifelong habits of how to manage money responsibly. The importance of a strong work ethic and helping others.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 216 x 280 x 5mm | 227g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514392437
  • 9781514392430

About Katie Ely

Katie Ely is an author and educator who gives practical, how-to advice on getting your kids to clean and manage money. She created the Rubric Rules when her twin boys were twelve and used them until they left for college. The method worked so well her husband urged her to copyright it and write a book. She also gives experienced, practical parenting advice on her website The Teacher Mom at www.theteachermom.tips . Katie holds a BS and a M.Ed. in Elementary Education from the University of Oklahoma and the University of Mississippi, respectively. Katie and her husband live in Oklahoma and have two adult sons.show more

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