Resources for Parents
You are your child’s biggest advocate and best teacher! Below I have provided you some worthwhile links to resources specifically created for parents. If you have questions, please feel free to contact me at any time!
Curriculum Related Resources:
Parents often ask me how they can help their child become a better reader. Research shows that reading level-appropriate text is the best way to improve reading skills (just think: to become a better soccer player, the player must practice the right techniques regularly– same thing when it comes to reading!).
Using the following link, choose books for your child that are at his or her independent reading level (your child’s teacher can provide you with reading level information): https://www2.scholastic.com/bookwizard/.
Want to better understand the Florida State Standards? Be sure to visit http://www.floridastudents.org/. This site is easy to navigate and provides resources for each standard. For more of an overview, be sure to visit http://www.fldoe.org/academics/standards/florida-standards/student-family-resources.stml from the Florida Department of Education. Knowledge is power!