Resources to empower
As students move into the upper grades of elementary school, they are required to meet higher expectations both in and out of the classroom. Children in this age band will analyze complex content and express their learning in many ways using a variety of tools. By the end of 6th grade, students should be grade-level competent in both English Language Arts and math. Socially, they will make friends and understand social rules and consequences.
This article provides parents resources and recommendations for supporting their child and themselves during COVID-19.
The Countywide Vision is a community-based effort to create a county where residents and investors can prosper and achieve well-being. The Countywide Vision website includes the Countywide Vision statement, information on progress being made to achieve the Vision, and resources to help everyone participate in the Vision effort.
Distance Learning Resources for Administrators, Educators and families.
Learn about the skills and abilities employers are looking for in job candidates. Each video also includes examples of careers that require the skills or abilities discussed.
Learn about the major U.S. industries and the types of careers they offer. Select one of the career cluster/industry videos below.
The Alliance for Education supports the alignment of partner work and resources across San Bernardino County by connecting business and community organizations to education. Alliance partners from business, labor, industry, community and faith-based organizations, education and government, work collaboratively to increase relevance in student learning. Our online platform, powered by Nepris, offers businesses and schools the chance to make connections and bring concrete, real-world experience to the classroom. Professionals can share their knowledge and expertise with students across our region. Students can gain insight into career pathways and expand their awareness of high-demand jobs and growing industries throughout San Bernardino County.
Community service for preteens and teens is becoming a requirement at many middle schools. Here’s how to make that volunteer time really mean something to your child.
Scholastic discusses the grade-level social skills that teachers tend to look for and how to teach it. Skills range from sharing and being polite in Pre-K to accountability and perspective in Grades 4-5.
Understood.org provides a variety of information and recommendations to support children and teens in expressing their emotions and developing relationships.
This webpage provides a series of links to assist parents communicating with their children. Resources detail verbal and non-verbal communication, as well as some best practices for handling conflict and anger.
Common Sense supports K–12 schools with lesson plans, educational technology reviews, and everything else educators need to empower a generation of digital citizens.
This article explains the changes in federal nutrition standards for school lunches.
NEA's research spotlight on community schools including descriptions and additional related links.
The Attendance Works website contains information and resources to reduce chronic absenteeism and improve student outcomes.
California Department of Education's (CDE) webpage with information for parents and families on how to be involved in the education of their children.
This web page contains information for parents about what chronic absenteeism is and how it prevents students from receiving consistent instruction they need.
This toolbox is a research-based social-emotional learning curriculum that provides resources for educators and parents. It teaches critical social competencies necessary for academic and life success such as: resiliency, self-management, and responsible decision-making skills.
This article discusses 10 ways to engage in lifelong learning.
CASEL provides parents and families resources to support their children’s social and emotional development at home.
Great Schools.org provides information regarding school quality to help parents find the right school for their family.
This is a network that provides Social and emotional Learning resources.
A brief history of the federal government's role in public education.
The American Institutes for Research (AIR) has conducted extensive research in early childhood, K-12, and higher education settings. AIR offers resources and research publications for educators.
Blog providing SEL options for 4th graders
This is the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) Social-Emotional Learning Roadmap for reopening schools.
This is the California Department of Education's official site for Social-Emotional Learning. It links to various resources schools and districts can access.
This is a grounding document for the California Department of Education's Social and Emotional Learning guiding principles.
Education is primarily a State and local responsibility in the United States. A quick overview of the role of the Federal government in education.
This digital presentation includes four modules that describe considerations that need to be taken when implementing a comprehensive school mental health program. Topics include best practices in comprehensive school mental health, policies and procedures, and funding as well as many more.