Public Schools Have Changed
New standards, new tests, new expectations. What does it all mean for your child? Find out from the Oregon Department of Education.
Support Your Child's Education
Parent involvement matters. See how in this article from Huffpost Education.
Helping Children be Their Best
See Understood. A web site full of practical information and advice for parents who want to help their child deal with learning and attention issues.
Applying your values to movies, games, books, apps, TV, websites and music.
How can you know what's appropriate for your child? Check the independent nonprofit Commonsense Media website. They have reviews that let you know about educational value, positive messages, positive role models, violence & scariness, sexy stuff, language, consumerism as well as drinking, drugs, and smoking. You can even sort by recommended age appropriateness.
Does your child want to use the internet?
Here's some good advice from ALSC.
Free Rainy Day Activities
Another wet day? Here are some ideas to keep the kids indoors and active from Familyeducation.com
Helping with Homework
What can parents do to help their child manage homework and reduce stress? Here are some great tips from Peg Dawson, EdD, NCSP in an article for the National Association of School Psychologists.
Educational and Fun Website for Kids
Reviewed by experts from the American Library Association, these sites are safe and sure to please.