Parent Resources

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MySchoolBucks A place to electronically give money for your child’s lunch.

Clever An easy way for your child to access all the learning applications they use at school. They can access all resources they use at school in one location, using a single username and password.

Learning Connection

Open e-books  Free online books for your electronic devices. A program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

TV411: A website geared mostly for adults.  Very helpful for reinforcing math and language arts skills.  Also good for older elementary students. A great place to find tools and utilities to keep your PC running at it’s best.  Check out the SpyWare and Pop-up Blockers.

Google: An excellent and easy-to-use search engine.  Click on “Images” for a picture search.

Family Education: Family Education Network is created for parents by parents.  Millions of parents rely on Family Education Network’s trusted homework help, parent tips, and expert advice.

Parents’ Place: Family resource for parents and caregivers who want to help their children excel in school.  Includes the Home Activity Center, Homework Help, Kids Publishing Corner, and the Home Schooling links.

Kids Health: All kinds of information about kids’ physical and emotional health with interactive articles and activities.  The “Word!” glossary defines medical terms and explains how kids can stop stomach pains, fix fevers, and get rid of rashes.

Education Planet: Every month hundreds of thousands of teachers, students and parents visit Education Planet to find educator-approved resources and services.