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Tips for Parents: Digital Citizenship & Online Safety

Help Your Child Be Successful & Safe in School and Life

This page is designed to provide parents with important tools and information they can use to help their student to succeed in school, be a responsible citizen in the real world and online, and other pertinent information resources we thought parents might be interested in!

Online Tools

Homework Help Tools

The Swiss Army knife of homework helpers, featuring handy connections to almanacs, maps, statistics and more. The subscription databases are only for Ohio residents, but the free resources are available for everyone.

Books and Reading

Searching for great resources on children's book authors and illustrators or tips on getting kids hooked on books? Then this link's for you.

How to Help With...

An essential page that will point your students in the right direction for science projects, book reports, essays and other academic pursuits.

YoloLink Community Information Database

Learn more about community events and resources available in Yolo County using this collaborative service brought to you by the Yolo County Library and local community services.

Be Web Aware

Be Web Aware "is a public education initiative to raise awareness of online safety issues and to support parents in effectively managing Internet use in the home," sponsored by several Canadian organizations including Media Awareness Network, Microsoft Canada and Bell Canada.

Trealease on Reading

A wealth of documentation backs up the indisputable benefits of reading aloud. Links to literacy, education and research resources are included.

Resources for Safe Schools

This list of websites is designed to provide information for making our school campus become a safe place where every family can belong, where every educator can teach, and where every child can learn, regardless of race, religion, gender identity or sexual orientation.

Parents Read Too! Read Around Yolo

Model good reading practices by starting a book club using these awesome free resources provided by the Yolo County Library. It doesn't matter if you're looking for the tools to start your own book club or already belong to an existing reading group. With the Read Around Yolo (R.A.Y.) program, the Yolo County Library can provide you with all the resources you need for success. The Library offers tote bags that contain 10 paperback copies of a book and discussion leader materials, including author information, questions, tips on facilitating discussion, and a sign-out sheet to help keep track of the bag's contents.

AVID

AVID is a fourth- through twelfth-grade system to prepare students in the academic middle for four-year college eligibility. Their website has a vast array of resources that will help any family in preparing students for college.

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Harper Library Parents' Niche

Harper has a book collection for parents! The following is some of the titles we have in our parents' collection. You are welcome to come and check them out. We also accept donations if you have parenting books you are done with that you think other parents might benefit from!

After the fight : a night in the life of a couple

Entwined lives : twins and what they tell us about human behavior

The essential 55 : an award-winning educator's rules for discovering the successful student in every child

Good music, brighter children : simple and practical ideas to help transform your child's life through the power of music

Great dads : a celebration of fatherhood

How children succeed : grit, curiosity, and the hidden power of character

Linked for life

Net cetera : Chatting with kids about being online

Nurture shock : new thinking about children

The price of privilege : how parental pressure and material advantage are creating a generation of disconnected and unhappy kids

Queen bees & wannabes : helping your daughter survive cliques, gossip, boyfriends & other realities of adolescence

Raising confident boys : 100 tips for parents and teachers

When winning costs too much : steroids, supplements, and scandal in today's sports

You can't make me (but I can be persuaded)