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Mathematics

1) Doing Mathematics with your Child: Kindergarten-Grade 6

http://www.edugains.ca/resourcesLNS/ParentResources/ParentGuideNum.pdf 

2) Homework Help - Grade 7-10

Register online for FREE homework help!

http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/elearning/homework.html  

 

Literacy

1) A Practical Guide to Improving Boys' Literacy

http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/document/brochure/meread/meread.pdf    

See 'Helping Elementary Students' link below for additional resources and supports

 

2) Kids News Sites 
 
 
http://teachkidsnews.com/  Timely, relevant news articles for kids, educators in the classroom and parents at home.  What makes this site so useful is that you can select the grade (reading) level of content that you would like to view.
 
http://www.dogonews.com/  A source for current events, news and non-fictional articles for kids.  All features current events homework help at home.

 

 
Reading at Home
 
Top 10 Reading Websites
  
 http://www.storylineonline.net  Storyline Online features accomplished actors and actresses reading some of their favorite children’s books. 
 
http://readtomelv.com  Read to Me features popular children’s books being read by famous performers.
 
http://wegivebooks.org  A Pearson Foundation Initiative, We Give Books offers students a unique opportunity to read for social good.
 
http://starfall.com  While some areas of Starfall are part of their premium service, they have many early reader stories available for free.
 
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/u/online-storytime-books-toys/379003588/  From The Kissing Hand read by author Audrey Wood to Pinkalicious read by Victoria Kann, Barnes and Noble’s Online Storytime has popular children’s books read out loud.
 
http://en.childrenslibrary.org/  Discover books from around the world at the International Children’s Digital Library.
 
http://abcya.com  Children can listen to short stories read aloud to them as they follow along with the highlighted text. (INCLUDES GREAT WEBSITES FOR LANGUAGE AND MATH FOR K-5)

 

 
http://www.storynory.com/ Storynory features a collection of original, fairytale, and classic children’s audio stories.
 
http://ngexplorer.cengage.com/ngyoungexplorer/index.html  National Geographic Young Explorers is a magazine designed specifically for kindergarten and first grade students.
 
http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/ After registering for a free account, you have access to over 250 children’s audio books that can be used in the classroom.
 
Bullying Resources for Parents, Students and Staff 
Below are some resources for parents, staff and students that they can use to collect more information about bullying and strategies to prevent it.
·         OPHEA Connect (ED)
      To This Day Poem
·         Pink Shirt Day
·         Day of Pink
·         Bullying Awareness Week - Teacher Resource Grades 4 to 6: Family Channel, PrevNet And Kid’s Help Phone
·         PrevNet Fact Sheet
 
 
Triple P Parenting (Positive Parenting Program)   
 
Triple P will build on your knowledge, skills and confidence as you support the development of positive attitudes and behaviors in your children. Check with the Aurora Public Library or visit this page soon for upcoming programmes and sessions available at the Aurora Public Library.
  
Parent Talk - Fall Workshops
 
Visit this page soon for upcoming workshops for parents in the community!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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