Parent Resources

 

Compare your eating habits to recommended foods for a healthy 
you!
FOOD PYRAMID

 

"Get Ready to Read" is a fast, free, research-based, and easy-to-
use screening tool. It consists of 20 questions that parents and 
caregivers can ask a four-year-old to see if he or she is on 
track for learning how to read.
"Get Ready to Read"--Reading screening tool 

 

This is an excellent article on how parents can support the 
Common Core initiative in Reading. A good explanation of just 
what it is . Listed also are some suggestions parents can do at 
home.
How Parents Can Support Common Core Reading

 

World's leading website on learning disabilities and ADHD
LEARNING DISABILITIES ON LINE

 

Each theme represented on the site includes a recommended 
historical fiction book and activities appropriate for children 
in kindergarten through fourth grade. There are currently over 
15 themes and more will be added throughout the year!
"OurStory" is designed to help children and adults enjoy 
exploring istory together. Themed activities approach historical 
topics in different ways to support different kinds of learners. 
Activities include field trips, technology-based investigations, 
arts-and-crafts projects, and opportunities to learn from the 
over 3 million objects in the collections of the National Museum 
of American History. 

NATL. MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY

 

Book club where you can trade new or used paper backs, 
hardbacks, and recorded books. The children and young adult 
section is growing. In addition they have a sister site where you 
may trade videos
PAPERBACKSWAP.COM

 

National multimedia project offering info. and resources on how 
kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults 
can help
READING ROCKETS

 

Orange County Public School System will test your student for a 
variety of educational and/or behavioral issues for FREE. The 
contact person is Nancy Lynch,the phone number is 407-312-3501, 
ext. 2045545
 TESTING-Orange County Public Schools & NON PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENT DIAGNOSTIC TESTING

 

The world's largest collection of books, toys and movies for 
smart, confident, and courageous girls.
A MIGHTY GIRL

 

Get the latest advice, tips, and resources on helping your child 
read at every age and every stage. Each week, find kids' book 
reviews, ways to extend the reading experience, and tips on how 
to spark a reader's interests from the expert contributors and 
editors.
Scholastic's Parent Blog

 

Common Sense Media

http:\\www.commonsensemedia.org


Parent's Guide to AR Reading

http://doc.renlearn.com/KMNet/R003985016GG79F2.pdf