Motivating kids to read, which can greatly improve their reading and learning skills can be tricky. Find tricks and tips to motivate students to read here: Read, Read, Read!
Parents who are involved.....
Research shows that students whose parents are active in their school, perform better academically than students whose parents are not active. Read more about the details of this study here: Parental Involvement.
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Must Visit Websites...
This website shares reviews of “cool new books” and authors. The books are categorized by age and by genre. There is a link for podcasts and another for book clubs. The newsletter highlights the newest and best on the site.
Scholastic for Parents
This site contains age appropriate guides for helping your child learn to love reading. Divided into early childhood and school age children, the site also contains resources for helping your child with math, technology and other subjects. Additionally, there is an array of information about family matters.
Time for Kids Teacher’s Homepage
This site shares diverse resources for parents including virtual tours around the world, kid-appropriate current events stories, homework help, and games.
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More on Common Core State Standards
Visit the following sites for up to date information on the California Common Core State Standards.