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Websites for Parents

"All kids need is a little help, a little hope,
and somebody who believes in them." 
                                                                                                   ~ Earvin "Magic" Johnson
~ http://www.spac.k12.pa.us    (Pennsylvania State Parent Advisory Council)

~ http://www.pta.org/   (National Parent Teacher Association)
                (Pennsylvania Department of Education - Information about Clearances for Volunteering)  

   (Pennsylvania's Promise for Children - sign up for monthly newsletters and other helpful resources by clicking on the individual choices on their list) 

~ http://www.readingrockets.org/families    (helpful tips and information for parents, as well as, ideas for activities to do with your child)
                ~ This site also has a link for http://www.adlit.org (Adolescent Literacy, for parents of children in grades 4-12)
~ http://www.storylineonline.net/ (videos of celebrities reading children's books with animated illustrations)
            *Click on "Load more books" near the bottom of the page to see all of the books that are available!
             *(Go to our page, "Websites for Students",  for more sites like this one!)*
~ http://collinsed.com/cwp.htm (Collins Writing Program - description, 5 Types of Writing, Focus Correction Areas)
~ http://www.readwritethink.org/parent-afterschool-resources/    (resources and activities for you and your child)
http://www.spellingcity.com/parent-spelling-resources.html    (vocabulary and spelling activities) 
~ http://www.familyeducation.com    (offers a wide variety of helpful information and ideas) 
~ http://www.literacyworldwide.org/    (resources for parents, picture book list, children's choices book lists, teachers' 
             choices book lists, and young adults' choices book lists ~ from the International Reading Association)
~ http://www.bravemonster.com/pastwinners.htm    (listing of Caldecott and Newbery award winning books)
~ http://www.kidsreads.com    (book listings, book reviews, write to authors, and much more)
~ http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/parentsHome.jsp    (parents' section of scholastic's site)
~ http://www.pbs.org/parents    (parents' section of the PBS network's site)
~ http://www.pbs.org/parents/bookfinder    (provides help in finding books by title, author, and/or category) 
http://www.rif.org (Reading is Fundamental, also has a children's page with a club they can join)
You can click on:        
        ~ Literacy Resources
    or ~ KIDS

~ https://firstbook.org/blog/2014/10/20/we-give-books/   (read books and help others at the same time)

~ http://www.crayola.com/parents/index.cfm?n_id=4    (craft ideas, greeting cards to print, coloring sheets, and more)
~ http://www.nepafamily.com    (Northeast Pennsylvania Family, The Region's Original Family Resource Guide)
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