Stand for Children is an educational advocacy group that works to empower parents and community members. In an effort to educate parents about the new Common Core State Standards, they created a website that explains the purpose of the Core and details its implementation state by state.
The NEA is the nation’s largest professional employee organization with over 3 million members working at all levels of education. They have compiled a list of resources for parents, including printable brochures.
The Council of the Great City Schools has developed resources geared to helping parents learn about the Common Core State Standards. They created Parent Roadmaps for both math and English Language Arts written in English and Spanish. View the Common Core Parent Roadmaps for Math and ELA.
The PTA is a nonprofit association that prides itself on being a powerful voice for all children, a relevant resource for families and communities, and a strong advocate for public education. As part of their commitment to provide resources directly to parents, they developed comprehensive guides for student success at every grade level. Also view the PTA Parent-Teacher Conference Guide.
Supporting your children’s education is an important task for any parent, but it can be difficult to find resources that align with and extend the lessons they’re learning in school. At Share My Lesson, they have hand-picked samples of their most popular lesson plans, handouts and classroom resources that will help you support and engage your K-12 children’s learning success at home. Also view the Family and Community Engagement Resources.
The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics is dedicated to getting students college and career ready for the jobs of the 21st-century and to guarantee they can compete globally, restoring the United States to being first in the world in terms of proportion of college graduates. The Initiative developed the ¡Gradúate! Financial Aid Guide to Success to help Hispanic students and families navigate the college application process, and to provide them with information about key financial aid resources available.
This new digital destination for literacy features interactive Sesame Street games, charming videos, fun activities, and helpful tips aimed to encourage children and the adults in their lives to read and write together, starting from an early age.
uAspire is committed to ensuring that families and students have the financial information and resources necessary to find an affordable path to – and through – a college degree. Their website contains tips on how to overcome financial barriers and succeed in college.
Comprehensive list of math skills and topics that students need to master at every grade level. Includes interactive practice problems with explanations if the problem is solved incorrectly. Targeted towards students from pre-kindergarten through high school geometry.
This site provides brief lessons on a variety of math concepts and then includes a quiz at the bottom of each page. Quizzes are randomly generated for an infinite amount of practice. Perfect for elementary and middle school students.
A free, downloadable program that graphs functions and relations, draws geometric figures dynamically, and allows students to explore mathematical relationships. Suggested for middle school and high school students, particularly students taking Algebra, Trigonometry, and Calculus.
Video chapters and web resources that assist students with their written and verbal communication skills. Content areas included are grammar, composition, and mechanics from kindergarten to 12th grade.
Looking for engaging ways to introduce your child to reading or to encourage your teen to write? Need some age-appropriate book suggestions or rainy day activities? The materials here created by the National Teachers of English (NCTE) are your answer-all of them are designed to be fun, educational, and easy to use outside of school.
Comprehensive list of English skills and topics that students need to master for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades. Includes interactive practice problems with explanations if the problem is solved incorrectly.