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“Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”
(Christopher Robin to Pooh)

– A.A. Milne


Resources for Parents

Many useful resources for parents can be found on the web.  We will periodically update this page with new and interesting finds.  Please also feel free to email me with interesting articles or websites that you that you think will benefit our families, and I will post them!

Links:

PBS has some fantastic resources for parents, students, and teachers. Go to the following websites for more:
http://www.pbs.org/parents/
http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/

Upper grade students will probably already have an account with Khan Academy. This site allows students to progress at their own pace:
https://www.khanacademy.org/

See the California Department of Education website for more information on the Common Core State Standards and more:
http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/em/

Would you like some ideas for helping your child with their multiplication facts?
https://www.pinterest.com/explore/multiplication-tricks/

Website from the US Department of Education with lots of parents resources, such as homework tips, special needs information, and info about "why go to college?"

FamilyEducation provides "information for parents on the educational issues affecting your child in every grade level -- from preschool through high school. Find homework help, skill-building tips in every school subject, educational printables and worksheets, plus advice on report cards and talking with the teacher."

Education.com has articles on things such as "Nurturing the Creative Arts" and "Making Recess Count."

Discovery™ education has free parent resources, too.

Bugscope "allows teachers everywhere to provide students with the opportunity to become microscopists themselves—the kids propose experiments, explore insect specimens at high-magnification, and discuss what they see with our scientists—all from a regular web browser over a standard broadband internet connection."

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