May 2018

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  • Summer Learning Resources for Parents
  • The Colorín Colorado website has links to many great resources for moms, dads, and families to read and learn over the summer break from school, including some for prekindergarten, as well as elementary students. Most tip sheets, information pages, and activity ideas are available in both English and Spanish.
     
  • Examining American Indian Perspectives on Parent Involvement in Children’s Education
    This study examines American Indian parents’ perceptions of parent involvement in their children’s education and factors that may encourage or discourage involvement.
     
  • Real World Math
    Putting math into real life experiences is often difficult for students in the primary through middle grades. Few children see the relationship. The article on this website lists several activities parents can do to help children make the connection between math and the real world.
     
  • IXL
    IXL is an online practice program that will reinforce school-year curriculum. The program allows an individual learning experience for students to work at their own pace to master the material.
     
  • Brains On
    Brains On is an award-winning audio show for kids and families. Each week, a different kid co-host joins Molly Bloom to find answers to fascinating questions about the world.  Our mission is to encourage kids’ natural curiosity and wonder using science and history, but there is no age limit on curiosity, and episodes of Brains On can be enjoyed by anyone.