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Resources for Parents and Families

The Glynn County School System is committed to providing resources for parents and families to help their children achieve academic success!  Please see below for clickable links and downloads for information, materials, and resources for at-home use!
 
Tell us what you think about the resources listed below, or request a resource by clicking HERE
 
Háganos saber lo que piensa sobre los recursos que se enumeran a continuación o solicite un recurso haciendo clic AQUÍ.
 
 
Free At-Home Learning Resources and Videos from Lakeshore Learning
 
Lakeshore Learning is offering free resources for parents to use with their children for at-home learning!  Click HERE to access their website - there are LOTS of free learning activities, printable worksheets, calendars, videos, templates, craft ideas, writing ideas, flash cards, and much more! 
 
¡Lakeshore Learning ofrece recursos gratuitos para que los padres los usen con sus hijos para el aprendizaje en casa!  Haga clic AQUÍ para acceder a su sitio web. ¡Hay MUCHAS actividades de aprendizaje gratuitas, hojas de trabajo imprimibles, calendarios, videos, plantillas, ideas para manualidades, ideas para escribir, tarjetas de memoria flash y mucho más!
 
 
Additional Resources At-Home Learning!
 
Click on the links below for additional at-home resources and activities!
 
10 Steps to Better Reading Comprehension (English and Spanish)
A Checklist for School Success (English and Spanish)
Count to 10...and Beyond! (English and Spanish)
Emotions and Empathy (English and Spanish)
Games to Build Literacy Skills (English and Spanish)
I'm a Writer! (English and Spanish)
Learning in a Cereal Box (English and Spanish)
Let's Learn from A to Z! (English and Spanish)
Math and Science All Year Long (English and Spanish)
Math and Science in Every Room (English and Spanish)
My 100 Chart (English and Spanish)
We're a Reading Family! (English and Spanish)
 
 
Family Math Night - At Home!
 
Family math nights are usually coordinated through the schools, but here's one families can complete at home!  Click HERE for video tips and downloadable materials for fun, interactive math activities that families can enjoy together. 
 
 
Internet Safety for Kids
Threats to children’s internet safety include invasions of privacy, cyberbullying, sexting and harassment. Options to protect your children include parental controls, apps and tracking software. But the most effective way to keep your kids safe is to talk with them about online risks, how to avoid them and how they can come to you when something goes wrong.
 
Click HERE for more information from ConsumerNotice.org.
 
 
National Inventors Hall of Fame - STEM Activities for Kids!
 
Click HERE to access lots of neat "at-home" STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) activities for elementary-age students!
 
 
KID ZONE! The Literacy Playground for Kids & Families (National Center on Improving Literacy)
 
Click HERE to access KID ZONE! The Literacy Playground for Kids and Families!  The site offers lots of interactive reading activities, games, and books to read or listen to online for kids from age 4 to age 10 and up!
 
 
Bookshare - Read Your Way:  eBooks for People with Reading Barriers
 
Click HERE to access Bookshare, a website of free (and mostly free) eBooks designed for people with dyslexia, cerebral palsy, and other reading barriers so that they can customize their reading experience to suit individual learning styles.  
 
 
* GCSS District COVID-19 Information
* COVID-19 Vaccine Time Saver Fact Sheets - English and Spanish (see PDF files at the bottom of the page)
* GPB Georgia Home Classroom Learning Resources (by Grade Level)
* Support for Parents and Young Children - Pre-K (English and Spanish)
* Learning Activities for Young Children - Pre-K (English and Spanish)
* Support for Parents and Children - Elementary (English and Spanish)
* Learning Activities for Children - Elementary (English and Spanish)
* Learning Activities for Tweens and Teens - Middle/High (English and Spanish)
 
* A Family's Guide to Title I (English and Spanish)
* Ten Things Everyone Must Know about Family Engagement in Title I (English)
* Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) - US Department of Education (English)
* Understanding the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA): A Parents' Guide (English)
* A Parent Guide to State and Local Report Cards (English and Spanish)
* Parent and Educator Guide to School Climate Resources - US Department of Education (English)
* Ten Big Myths about Copyright Explained (English)
* Georgia Milestones Assessment System
* Georgia Alternate Assessment (GAA)
* GKIDS Kindergarten Assessment
* ACCESS for ELLs English Language Proficiency Assessment
 
 
 
* SLDS (Statewide Longitudinal Data System) - Parent User Guide
 
* College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) and most current CCRPI Reports
* Early Years Daily Activity Calendars for Summer (English and Spanish)
* Routines for a Great Day! (English and Spanish)
* Storyline Online (your child's favorite children's books read aloud by celebrities!)
* GPB Bright Text (free resources through text messaging)
* The Children's Reading Foundation "Read Together" Campaign (English and Spanish)
* National Center on Improving Literacy (resources for support reading development)
* Understanding Dyslexia
 
 
* Early Years Newsletter
 
 
* Home and School Connection - Daily Activity Calendars for Summer (English and Spanish)
* Daily Reading and Writing Calendars for Summer (English and Spanish)
* Daily Math and Science Calendars for Summer (English and Spanish)
* Summer Reading Booklists (Grades K-8)
* Bring Learning Home! (English and Spanish)
* Hooray for Wordplay! (English and Spanish)
* How to Build Number Sense (English and Spanish)
* Understanding and Overcoming Math Anxiety
* Ready, Set, STEM!  At-Home STEM Activity Guide
* Character Traits for School Success
* National Center on Improving Literacy (resources for support reading development)
* Understanding Dyslexia
 
 
* Home and School Connection Newsletter
 
 
* Math + Science Connection Newsletter - Beginning Edition
 
 
* Reading Connection Newsletter - Beginning Edition
 
 
* Summer Reading Booklists (Grades K-8)
* Daily Reading and Writing Calendars for Summer (English and Spanish)
* Daily Math and Science Calendars for Summer (English and Spanish)
* Unlocking New Words (English and Spanish)
* Math Detectives (English and Spanish)
* Understanding and Overcoming Math Anxiety
* Ready, Set, STEM!  At-Home STEM Activity Guide
* Having a Positive Digital Footprint
* Understanding Dyslexia
 
 
 
 
 
* Top 10 Ways Parents Can Help with Homework (English)
* Helping Your Child Build a Strong Vocabulary (English and Spanish)
* Parent Participation: How to Get Involved in Your Child's School Activities (English and Spanish)
* Play a Role in Your Child's Success in School (English and Spanish)
* Helping Your Child Succeed in School - US Department of Education (English and Spanish)
* Why Family Engagement Matters for Student and School Success (English, Spanish, and Chinese)
* Nurturing Your Child's Mental Health
* Parents' Guide to Protecting Their Kids Online
* Parents' Guide: Apps and Technology
* Family Dinner Project: Weekly Conversation Starters
* Adding Conversations to Reading and Everyday Moments
* Parenting Minutes Videos (Multiple Languages)
* Supporting Families with PBIS at Home (additional resources links embedded in document)
* PBIS Creating Effective Home Environments (see PDF file below)
 
 
* Family Resources (Multiple Languages)
* Parent and Family Digital Learning Guide (English and Spanish)
 

Click on the links below for school transition resources for you and your child!

* Transition to Kindergarten (English and Spanish)

* Transition to Middle School for Students (English and Spanish)

* Transition to Middle School for Families (English and Spanish)

* Transition to High School for Students (English and Spanish)

* Transition to High School for Families (English and Spanish)

 

Check out these videos about school transitions!

* Kindergarten Transition (English and Spanish)

* Middle School Matters (English and Spanish)

* Middle School: Academics (English and Spanish)

* Middle School: Social and Emotional Changes (English and Spanish)

* Middle School: Organizational and Environmental Factors (English and Spanish)

* Middle School: Developmental Growth (English and Spanish)

* Middle School: College and Career Readiness (English and Spanish)

* Middle School: Becoming Involved in My Child's Education (English and Spanish)

High School is Happening

* High School: Discovering Your Self

* High School: Before the Report Card Arrives

* High School: Learning How to Balance

* High School: The Graduation Plan

* High School: Parent Talkback

 

 

* FREE Online Tutoring for ESOL Students: Feb. 2 - Mar. 30, 2021
* English Learner Family Toolkit (Multiple Languages)
* My Child is an ELL: A Parent's Guide (English and Spanish)
* WIDA English Language Learner Resource Library / WIDA Biblioteca de recursos para estudiantes del idioma inglés
* Five Free Video Games that Support English Language Learners
* Helping Your Child Learn in Two Languages / Ayude a su hijo/hija a aprender en dos idiomas (See PDF files below; ver archivos PDF a continuación)
* Helping Your Child Succeed in School / Ayude a su hijo a triunfar en la escuela (See PDF files below; ver archivos PDF a continuación)
* Free ESL Classes at Coastal Pines Technical College / Clases gratuitas de ESL en Coastal Pines Technical College (See PDF files below; ver archivos PDF a continuación)
 

 

Attention English Language Learner Parents: If you would like to meet to provide recommendations about Title I or Title III services for EL students, contact Leslie Scarboro at leslie.scarboro@glynn.k12.ga.us or (912) 267-4100, ext. 1545. 

 

Atención padres del idioma inglés: si desea reunirse para hacer recomendaciones de servicios de Título I o Título III para estudiantes EL, comuníquese con Leslie Scarboro a leslie.scarboro@glynn.k12.ga.us o (912) 267-4100, ext. 1545.