Monthly Archive for February, 2009

New Resources for Parents and Teachers

I often point my preservice teachers to the U.S. Department of Education publications site for useful resources. I’m particularly fond of the the Helping Your Child brochure series. This series “aims to provide parents with the tools and information necessary to help their children succeed in school and life. These brochures feature practical lessons and activities to help their school aged and preschool children master reading, math and science; understand the value of homework; and, develop the skills and values necessary to achieve and grow.”

Several of these popular booklets have been updated and are available for free download. Here are some you may want to check out.

The Ed Pubs site also has a number of great resources on reading. Here are a few.