Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Parent Resources

Parenting Resources

A Toolbox for Reading

Visit the Glencoe School District Reading Room website with many resources to support your child with reading development. Recently updated, the site includes many resources for supporting summer reading.

Any Idea What 3rd - 8th Graders Use on their Device?

Technology shapes the way we interact with others--our children included. What's age appropriate? What to avoid? Enjoy the highlights from a discussion about the apps and websites that our kids are using. Learn new ideas for setting healthy boundaries for various ages.
This program was co-hosted by Glencoe Parent Connection and Glencoe School District 35.

CASEL

Visit the CASEL site and review the ways you can promote SEL across settings.

Center on Media and Child Health


Get the facts on media and their effects on your child's physical, mental and social health. Learn how your family can use media in safe and healthy ways.

Common Sense Media


Common Sense Media is an independent nonprofit dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology.

FAN

View many resources shared via the Family Action Network of New Trier Township schools. Join in an upcoming session to learn and grow as a parent.

Glencoe Parent Connection


Glencoe Parent Connection connects parents with parents, schools and community to help them raise emotionally healthy kids. Parents come together for professionally moderated discussions based on kids' ages and community “hot topics,” from the K-to-1 transition to 'Teens and the Law.' Join the conversation!

Illinois Parents

A clearinghouse of resources for Illinois families and schools provided by the Illinois State Board of Education

Parenting Perspectives

Parenting Perspectives is committed to providing high-quality education for parents to nurture healthy child and teen development and to foster every child's unique potential.

What Can Your Child Find on your Phone?

Some parents neglect to consider how their children might access Internet content differently on mobile devices, versus a desktop computer. Read this New York Times article to review 5 helpful tips to manage responsible use of mobile devices.