UNATTENDED CHILD POLICY
Math resources recommended by District 109
Grades K-5th Math homework assistance
Parents Guide to Protecting Kids Online
Children's book recommendations
School District 109 Parent Page
This new webpage set up just for parents of School District 109 will have information about upcoming meetings and other resources that will be helpful to families with regard to parent education and the importance of parent involvement with their childs education.
Cyberbullying: What Is Cyberbullying and How to Stop ItCyberbullying:Facts About Cyberbullying and How to Stop It
Cyberbullying affects countless teens and adolescents. A 2015 random sample study of 11-15 year olds in the Midwest found that over 34% reported being the victim of cyberbullying in their lifetime. Other studies have found that 1 in 4 teens have been cyberbullied. Victims of cyberbullying are much more likely to use alcohol and drugs, avoid school and have poor grades, experience depression and low self-esteem, and may even contemplate suicide.
Click the link for more information.
Baby Proofing and Kids Home Safety Guide
SafeInternet.org promotes the safe enjoyment of
technology. Here are some resources provided by SafeInternet.org that are related to teaching children how to stay safe online.
SafeInternet.org's aim is to spread awareness in a way to enable parents, caregivers
and students a better understanding in e-safety so everyone can enjoy the
internet safely and responsibly.
NetSmartz - this site created by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has links for parents, educators, law enforcement to find information for internet safety. Each page provides presentations and links to more information. This site also has a link for parents with teens and a special section just for kids.
Cybersmart - this website created by the Australian government is great for resources and advice about being online safely for all ages.
FBI's Parent Guide to Internet Safety - this is a direct link to the FBI's informational pamphlet to online exploitation and the risks to your children.
Encouraging Your Children to Read
20 Ways for Parents to Encourage Reading
Resources from Reading is Fundamental (RIF) - Literacy Central
This website is created by teachers and general public. It's a good source if your looking for books by subject or level.
Helping with Homework
This site is packed with 'back-to-school' information - and it goes beyond homework help (although there is a great homework section here...)
The main back-to-school page includes links on getting ready for school, back-to-school safety, 'what parents need to know this school year', and even breakfast and lunch ideas and recipes.
Health and Parenting Center
This site from WebMD covers popular hot topics in parenting and health, popular searches as well as access to their online parenting community.
Planned Parenthood - Tools for Parents
Great source for tips on talking to children about growing up
Language and Literacy Skills
Set the stage for a lifetime of learning! Read, talk, sing, write, and play with your child to develop and foster a lifetime of literacy. Created by the Multnomah County Library.
Recognizes distinguished contribution to American children’s literature.
Recognizes distinguished art in an American picture book.
Recognizes the most distinguished informational picture book published in English.
Recognizes authors for their literary and artistic achievements that demonstrate creativity and imagination to engage children in reading.