Resources to empower
The role of parents and families in the success of their children cannot be overstated. From birth on, family involvement in all aspects of children’s lives impacts the academic and social-emotional well-being of the whole child.
Scholastic provides a series of resources on developmental milestones (cognitive, social, language, and other) for children ages 3-5.
Short article from The Atlantic addressing the middle school years and what it is like for students. Also included in this article is a related 18minute video.
This web page contains information for parents about what chronic absenteeism is and how it prevents students from receiving consistent instruction they need.
Zero to Three provides parents and families with resources to advance the health, development, and well-being of their baby.
This article details why routines are so important in a toddler's development. Routines are integral for toddler self-control, reduce parent/toddler power struggles, develop a child's social skills, and help children cope with transitions.
Every child has the power to succeed in school and in life and every parent, family member and caregiver can help.
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.
In this article, parents get suggestions and strategies on how to encourage play-based learning at home for young children.
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 plethora of resources for parents with a child or children with disabilities
Blog providing SEL options for 4th graders
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.
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.