For the past 70 years, scientists in Britain have been studying thousands of children through their lives to find out why some end up happy and healthy while others struggle. It's the longest-running study of human development in the world, and it's produced some of the best-studied people on the planet while changing the way we live, learn and parent. Reviewing this remarkable research, science journalist Helen Pearson shares some important findings and simple truths about life and good parentingRead More
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Understanding Student Scores website. The site contains a visual guide explaining the main parts of the Family Report (also known as the Student Score Report). Parents can use drop-down menus for grade, subject and score range to access information about the knowledge and skills represented by each student's scores, along with some sample items from Smarter Balanced. There is also a section containing links to other webpages with resources designed for parents.
The world is rapidly evolving, especially in the realm of technology. What does this mean for parents of the 21st century? Who is insuring that digital wellness is being discussed in the home? What are the right and wrong ways to address screen time concerns? This course is designed for parents of kids aged 0-18 grappling with these questions.Read More
Newsela is an innovative way to build reading comprehension with nonfiction that's always relevant: daily news. It's easy and amazing.Read More