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    TLTC : Parents

    Parent Resources

    Parenting Information

    Parenting Priorities - A collection of content to help parents work more effectively with their preschool and school-age children.

    Parent's - ED.gov - Information to help your child succeed in school and resources that can help.

    Scholastic's Family Site - Get expert advice on raising kids today, family life, books and reading, arts and crafts.

    NEA: Help For Parents - When parents are involved in their children's education, kids do better in school (see the research).

     

    PreK-12 Education Resources - A collection of activities to extend classroom fun and learning at home.

    Teachers and Families - A resource to build educational connections between children, their parents, and their teachers with specific content for parents.

    U.S. and World Geography - A collection of free interactive maps and map puzzles that aids in learning continents, countries, states, capitals, borders, physical features and cultural monuments.

    Parents' Place - Pre-K-6 resources for teachers, students, and families to support instruction in the classroom and at home.

    BigChalk: The Education Network - A website where parents can find expert homework help, student tutoring resources, and parent/teacher conference tips.

    DiscoverySchool.com - Parents Guide - This website contains features that are helpful for parents and students as well as teachers. Choose from product reviews and educational advice to study tools and homeschooling resources.

    Help Your Child be Successful in Mathematics - A collection of parent resources for math success.

    Homework Help & Home -  Resources to help students master the basics of mathematics, language arts, science, social studies, and more.

    Scott Foresman Families - This website contains great tips and videos on improving study skills in addition to a section for Family Learning.

    Kid's Tools for Searching the Internet - A page of search input boxes from web search engines that have compiled and/or screened sites for content appropriate to children.

     

    Internet Safety

    Parent's Guide to Internet Safety - This site contains helpful tips for parents to protect their children from pornography and online dangers.

    CyberAngels - Visit Cyberangels.org, one of the oldest and most respected online safety education programs in the world (a short video is available).

    Kid Safety on the Internet - A law enforcement site promoting safety and crime prevention for kids that contains questions and answers to help kids protect themselves and handle emergencies.

    Kids' Rules for Online Safety - This website is a great resource to print and post near your child's computer (from SafeKids.com).

    KidsCom - KidsCom has kids games, chat rooms for kids, a virtual world, virtual pets and other child activities that focus on fun, learning and Internet safety.

    Internet Safety - All parents need a little advice now and then, especially regarding internet safety issues. All information on KidsHealth is for educational purposes only.

    iSafe - A congressionally funded foundation whose mission is to educate and empower youth to make their Internet experiences safe and responsible.

    SafeKids.Com - A child-friendly website where you'll find tips, advice and suggestions to make your family's online experience fun and productive.

    NetSmartz - Parents can find a collection of videos about cyber bullying and other internet safety issues.

    Surf Swell Island - Advice and videos for parents from Disney.com on how to keep your child safe on the internet.

    Teen Safety on the Information Highway - This site is a publication of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children with resources for internet safety.