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Parent Resources

 
 
Please visit this educational blog that shares creative ideas and lessons to help children learn. Topics range from fun spring break acitivities, how to prepare for our upcoming SBAC testing, Science Fair Project Ideas, and for parents enrolling their children in Kindergarten at MPE, tips to help your child get ready for their first day of class.
 
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You are welcomed to visit our site for cookbooks, recipes, food safety practices, and additional informational sites.
 
 
 
 
 

MPE University: Priority Standards - Math|English

 

These resources are in Spanish.

 
 
Behavior and Social Concerns
 
  • Helping Kids Deal With Bullies
    If your child is being bullied, there are ways to help him or her cope with it on a day-to-day basis and lessen its lasting impact. And even if bullying isn't an issue right in your house right now, it's important to discuss it so your kids will be prepared if it does happen. (en Espanol)
  • Teaching Kids Not to Bully
    Has your child gotten in trouble for picking on others or been labeled a bully?  Learn more about why kids bully and how to help them stop bullying.
  • Helping Children With ADHD Make Friends
    Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can affect a child in many different ways. Most people know that ADHD can cause children to struggle with things like sitting still, being quiet, paying attention, and staying organized. But ADHD also can make it hard for children to make friends.


Lets Read!

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.

 

 
Parent Leadership on The Rise
The Above and Beyond parent involvement agency offers several parent workshops that could help you identify your child's learning style and best studying times/routines. Please review the attached flyer for more information.
EdWed- Webinars
 
edWeb.net is an online community for educators and parents that provides free professional learning on a wide range of innovative ideas in education. It’s a great way to connect with fellow educators and share ideas to improve teaching and learning! Upcoming Webinars: Bully Backlash What is formative assessment? Why formative assessments matter? Precision reading w/ vocabulary investigation.

Must Visit Websites...

KidsReads
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.

 

Technology Support

Visit the following site for beginning Computer/Informatics tutorials in spanish.

 

More on Common Core State Standards

Visit the following sites for up to date information on the California Common Core State Standards.

Math

Road Maps

Road Maps - Spanish