Resources

Dr. Rob’s diggo profile with links to his public library and presentation resources https://www.diigo.com/profile/Drfurman

General Parenting & Education

Free Parent Control Program-Action Alert http://www.actionalert.com/
An inexpensive piece of software that a parent can use to keep complete control of the internet.

Top Ten Ways to Help Your Kids Get A’s http://school.familyeducation.com/homework/parenting/38543.html
This article gives great advice on ways to increase a child’s opportunity to get A’s by changing a few simple routines at home.

Help Your child Do Better In School http://www.pinkmonkey.com/parentscentral/pgdobet.asp
This article shares simple strategies to help a child get the most out of school.

Reading

Top 10 Ways to Improve Reading Skills http://school.familyeducation.com/top-10-ways/improve-reading-skills/38329.html?detoured=1
A great article on ways to increase your child’s exposure to reading. This article gives you strategies to use to increase your child’s reading skills.

Get Ready to Read http://school.familyeducation.com/page/46528.html
Use this 20-question research-based screening tool with your four-year-old. The score will show if your child’s pre-reading skills are weak, strong, or somewhere in between.

Target the Problem-Fluency http://www.readingrockets.org/helping/target/fluency
Fluency- The article explains what fluency means and warning signs to look for in a child who is struggling. The article concludes with strategies that the child, parents, and teacher can use to improve fluency.

Target the Problem-Comprehension http://www.readingrockets.org/helping/target/comprehension
Comprehension- The article explains what comprehension involves and warning signs to look for in a child who has difficulty comprehending. The article concludes with strategies that the child, parents, and teacher can use to improve comprehension.

Target the Problem-Word Decoding and Phonics http://www.readingrockets.org/helping/target/phonics
Word Decoding and Phonics- The article explains the process of decoding words and warning signs to look for in a child who has difficulty sounding out words. The article concludes with strategies that the child, parents, and teacher can use to improve word decoding and phonics skills.

Target the Problem-Vocabulary http://www.readingrockets.org/helping/target/vocabulary
Vocabulary- The article explains skills that are involved with vocabulary and warning signs to look for in a child who is struggling. The article concludes with strategies that the child, parents, and teacher can use to improve vocabulary.

Math

Teaching Math to Young Children http://www.garlikov.com/math/TeachingMath.html
This page shows numerous techniques that can be used to teach math concepts to young children.
Posted February 3, 2010 at 4:31 PM

Math For The Fun Of It http://www.math.com/parents/articles/funmath.html
This web page shares and describes fun, simple lessons and activities that parents can give to children to promote interest in learning math.

Helping Children Learn At Home: Math and Science Tips for Young Children http://www.math.com/parents/articles/pnew797h.html
This is a guide for parents that help the child learn math through activities at home.

Help Your Child Achieve in Math http://www2.ed.gov/pubs/parents/Math/mathachieve.html
This is a simple approach to helping a child achieve in math!

Top Ten Ways to Help Your Kids Do Well In Math http://school.familyeducation.com/math/parenting/38812.html?detoured=1
This is a list of ten things you can do to help your child master mathematics!

Cool Math For Parents http://www.coolmath.com/parents/howtohelp
This offers tips for parents that are dealing with students who are having difficulty with their math homework.

Science

Doing Science With Your Children http://www.ericdigests.org/1995-1/science.htm
This provides science activities a parent can do with their child.

Helping Children Learn At Home: Math and Science Tips for Young Children http://www.math.com/parents/articles/pnew797h.html
This is a guide to make learning fun at home through activities involving math and science.

Bullying

Cyberbullying Research Center http://cyberbullying.org/
Prevention and response tips for cyberbullying. Resources on this site include videos, research, and links to other useful sites.

Stop Cyberbullying http://www.stopcyberbullying.org/index2.html
An informative and interactive website that parents and children can use to learn more about what cyberbullying is, how to prevent it, and how to stop it.