Make School Important
Parent Involvement Matters!
Resources For Helping Your Children Learn at Home
You are your children's first and most important teacher. Take the time to ensure your children have what they need for school each day and they do their homework.
Here are some resources:
U.S. Department of Education: This site includes links to booklets for helping your child in science, math, reading and history. It also includes tips on how to help your child with homework. http://www2.ed.gov/parents/academic/help/hyc.html
Communities in Schools of Georgia: Learn more about this dropout prevention organization and see if your community has a CIS program you can join. http://www.cisga.org
Math.com: This site includes specific and doable home activities that will help children learn and enjoy math. Games include Squash That Box and Money's Woth. http://www.math.com/parents/articles/mathhome.html
Scholastic.com: This site has worksheets, activities and, of course, book recomendations, all broken down by grade level. http://www.scholastic.com/parents
SchoolFamily.com: This site has links to dozens of articles and ideas on helping your child at home, as well as tips for solving every conceivable school problem and worksheets galore. Geared toward grades pre-K through 8, but includes some high school resources. http://www.schoolfamily.com
Exploratorium: This famous science museuw in San Francisco has fantastic make-and-do resources for parents. Make a sound sandwich or calculate your weight and age in other worlds. http://www.exploratorium.edu/explore
The Kahn Academy: The Kahn Academy site provides a free online collection of thousands of free video tutorials stored on YouTube. http://www.hanacademy.org
Georgia Parent Information and Resource Center (PIRC)
The PIRC is a valuable resource for parents. Please see the link below for more information.
If you have any questions or would like assistance with contacting the GA PIRC, please contact Sherry Jordan, PIC at 618-0287 or firstname.lastname@example.org.