Back to School Tips
Back to School Tips
A list of ideas for parents of school-age children, covering topics such as backpack comfort and safety, starting a new school, school avoidance, study habits, child care, television use, and alcohol abuse prevention. From the American Academy of Pediatrics(AAP).
The following links provide resources for students, parents, and educators in preparation for returning to school in the fall.
MiddleWeb provides a wealth of resources for schools, districts, educators, parents, and public school advocates working to raise achievement for all students in the middle grades.
One Teen at a Time
This Web-based public education campaign includes resources and tools to assist teens, parents and professionals in achieving healthy and positive outcomes.
The All Kinds of Minds’ mission is to help students who struggle with learning measurably improve their success in school and life by providing programs that integrate educational, scientific and clinical expertise.
A list of resources for parents from The Department of Education. National PTA Tutor.com
National PTA is the largest volunteer child advocacy organization in the United States. A not-for-profit association of parents, educators, students, and other citizens active in their schools and communities, PTA is a leader in reminding our nation of its obligations to children.
Provides a database of tutors offering online and face-to-face services in academic and nonacademic subjects.
A list of resources for parents from The Department of Education.
Gifted and Talented
The Center for Talented Youth at Johns Hopkins University National Association for Gifted Children
The Center for Talented Youth at the Johns Hopkins University runs an academic talent search. At this site you can also find topics such as conferences, publications, and the latest research.
NAGC is a non-profit organization of parents, teachers, educators, other professionals and community leaders who unite to address the unique needs of children and youth with demonstrated gifts and talents as well as those children who may be able to develop their talent potential with appropriate educational experiences.
The Center for Talented Youth at Johns Hopkins University
National Association for Gifted Children