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For Parents


Helpful Websites

Zero to Three - a national nonprofit organization that translates research and knowledge, especially the information about early experiences that help children's thrive, into practical tools that parents can use.

Family Education Network - launched in 1996 as the first parenting site on the Web, FamilyEducation offers practical guidance, grade-specific information about your child's school experience, strategies to get involved with your child's learning, free email newsletters, and fun
and entertaining family activities.

By Parents and For Parents - Online parenting resources for parents of teens, including articles written by both parents and teens, self-tests, discussion groups and a parenting blog. - All the useful information you'd find in the magazine...along with "cool tools" for all ages and stages.

Parenting Counts - Products focused on bonding, brain development and social-emotional development that help parents understand the importance of parenting in the early years.

PBS Parents -A trusted online resource that's filled with information about your child's development from birth through the early school years.

KidsHealth - The most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years.

Reading Rockets - A national multimedia project offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.

Classes for Parents

Gale Courses - Free six-week-long online courses in subjects like:

  • Managing Life as a Single Parent
  • Enhancing Language Development in Childhood
  • Ready, Set, Read!
  • Understanding Adolescents
  • Teaching Preschool: A Year of Inspiring Lessons
  • Handling Medical Emergencies
  • Luscious, Low Fat, Lightning Quick Meals
  • Keys to Effective Communication
  • Homeschool With Success
  • Photographing People with Your Digital Camera


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