Resource Websites For Parents
Dual Language Immersion Program
- All Kinds of Minds:
All Kinds of Minds undertakes applied research, product development, program
design, and professional training to foster the understanding and optimal care
of children with differences in learning.
- California PTA Online:
California PTA website.
California Reading List:
Find titles appropriate for your child's reading level based on their STAR
testing results from Spring, 2000.
- Child Safety on the
- Ed-Data Education Data
Partnership: Fiscal, demographic, and performance data on California's K-12
- Family Education Network The largest K-12 and parent network
for children's learning.
- The Global Schoolhouse:
Linking kids, parents, and teachers around the world.
Features School Profiles for all K-12 public schools in the state of California,
tools to help visitors search for and compare schools, and content designed to
help people understand and schools.
- Helping Your Child Learn
to Read: Tons of helpful information, suggestions, and strategies from the
U.S. Department of Education.
- Home2school: Provides
parents with information to help their children become top performers. The
two-minute parent tutorials, the checklists of learning objectives and the
personalized reading lists are invaluable.
State-Level Resources: Resources from the Office of
Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI).
Students with Disabilities: Tips for the college-bound student
Parenting & Schooling: Information about child development,
parenting, and our state's schools.
- AcademicInfo: an online education
resource center with extensive subject guides and distance learning information.
- Big Chalk: K-to-12
students, and parents, can get help from online tutorials, reference articles,
and books on almost any subject. Or they can procrastinate (educationally) by
taking virtual field trips to Colonial Williamsburg or the headwaters of the
- Homework Spot:
Educational links organized by topic and grade, from K to 12. Click on "study
break" for mind-expanding games.
Carnegie Library Resource
Links: When term-paper time comes, bookmark this collection of research
links, assembled by the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.
- Jiskha Homework Help:
Need to track down a quotation, a foreign capital, a synonym? Visit this site's
collection of links to reference works. Or learn pottery and drawing techniques.
- A+ Math: Help your
child move to the head of the class by creating flashcards or work sheets
tailored to her study needs. Click to check the answers.
Helping your child with
homework: How to help with homework, how much is enough, how to work with
Lightspan Study Web:
B.J. Pinchbeck's Homework
- Homework Hotline Online
- High School Hub
- GoMath.com Online Math
Discovery School's Webmath
- Your Science Fair Project
The History Place Homework
The Kindergarten Page:
Highlights and Insights for Parents: Tips from a former New York
- Kids' Domain (for parents too!): Wonderful links to
free software, graphics, contests, teaching your child to program, links, etc.
- KidSource: Timely
education and healthcare information
- The Learning Network:
Announced June 29, 2000: AOL and Pearson's Learning Network will launch an
alliance. Big names under this AOL/Pearson umbrella: Classroom Connect,
Funbrain, Infoplease, Family Education Network, Dorling Kindersley, Financial
Times, Penguin Group, MySchoolOnline, SchoolCash, Copernicus Education Gateway,
Blackboard, Inc., eScore, CCC, Scott Foresman, and Globe Fearon. This alliance
is due to be launched in September, 2000.
- Lightspan.com: A FREE
education portal for educators, parents, and students, providing resources,
research tools, and grade-specific activities.
- Live and Learn: A
resource for teachers and concerned parents
- National PTA Online:
Resources for the home-school connection, issues that affect children,
information about legislation, etc.
Preparing Your Child for
- PTA Web Sites
Protect Your Children
San Diego County Office of
Education K-12 Education Resources: Parent resources
The Special Interest Group:
Special education and disability resources in San Diego county. A cooperative
project by parents
of children with disabilities.
Summer Camp Guide:
Provided by the Union Tribune, this site includes a listing of camps for every
interest as well as
several articles on summer camps.
- Tek Mom: High-Tek
Totware - Benjamin’s
Favorites: Shareware and freeware children’s software links, as well as
links to visit with your child.
- Web66: List of Schools on
the Internet: Find homepages for schools around the country!
Online Homework Helper
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