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Frank Roberts Elementary School

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451 Biddle, San Benito, TX 78586 Phone: (956) 361-6740 Fax: (956) 361-6748


What You Can Expect From Our Staff

  • Our very best in teaching
  • A love for your child
  • Follow through
  • Fairness
  • Honesty
  • Open Communication
  • Patience
  • Creativity
  • Challenge
  • Respect for your child’s needs

What We Expect of Your Child

  • Active listening
  • Follow directions Participate in discussion
  • Communicate to you about what he/she is learning
  • Initiate learning
  • Think creatively
  • Accept challenge
  • Maintain an assignment calendar
  • Complete homework on time

What We Expect From You, The Parent

  • Make sure your child is well-rested
  • Make sure your child has had breakfast
  • Monitor the completion of homework
  • Ask your child about what he/she is learning Patience
  • Open-mindedness
  • Trust our professional decisions and opinions

35 Ways to Improve Your Child’s Behavior and Attention Span

  1. Provide a balanced breakfast.
  2. Limit television and video games.
  3. Teach self-talk skills.
  4. Find out what interests your child.
  5. Promote a strong physical education program in your child’s school.
  6. Discover your child’s multiple intelligences.
  7. Use color to highlight information.
  8. Teach your child to visualize.
  9. Remove allergens from the diet.
  10. Provide opportunities for physical movement.
  11. Enhance your child’s self-esteem.
  12. Provide a variety of stimulating learning activities.
  13. Teach your child physical-relaxation techniques.
  14. Provide positive role models.
  15. Channel creative energy into the arts.
  16. Provide hands-on activities.
  17. Spend positive times together.
  18. Provide appropriate spaces for learning.
  19. Help your child with organizational skills.
  20. Help your child appreciate the value of personal effort.
  21. Teach your child focusing techniques.
  22. Provide immediate feedback.
  23. Provide your child with access to a computer.
  24. Teach problem-solving skills.
  25. Offer your child real-life tasks to do.
  26. Use “time-out” in a positive way.
  27. Help your child develop social skills.
  28. Contract with your child.
  29. Use effective communication skills.
  30. Give your child choices.
  31. Establish consistent rules, routines, and transitions.
  32. Hold family meetings.
  33. Have your child teach a younger child.
  34. Use natural and logical consequences.
  35. Hold a positive image of your child.