Helpful Websites for Parents of Middle School Students
About.com: Parenting of Adolescents
Founded in 1996, and acquired by the New York Times Company in 2005, About.com offers over 550 experts sharing information on various topics. Parent will find interesting resources on parenting, including the section called Parenting of Adolescents.
Great Schools: Parents Guide to K-12 Success
This site offers parents resources to make informed choices about their children’s education. This website provides elementary, middle and high school information for public, private and charter schools.
IRA - International Reading Association
This website offers literacy links to various parent resources in education.
Literacy Matters is one of the world's leading nonprofit education organizations promoting literacy and institutional reform. The project is funded by the Annenberg Foundation and the U.S. Department of Education.
MiddleWeb: Exploring Middle School Reform
MiddleWeb provides a wealth of resources for parents and public school advocates interested in raising the achievement of middle school students. This site is supported by volunteers and Stenhouse Publishers.
NCTE: The National Council of Teachers of English
NCTE is a professional organization for educators. Their website offers up-to-date information and news for parents, as well as tips for parent involvement.
NEA National Education Association
The National Education Association is a volunteer-based organization committed to advancing the cause of public education.
New York State Department of Education
This website offers parent resources for information on New York State Core Curriculum and ELA Examinations. http://usny.nysed.gov/parents/
New York State Family Literacy Library Services
This website highlights the New York Public Library Grant Program to expand library services and programs to parents and children.
PBS It’s My Life
It’s My Life is funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to create safe educational online media activities for children aged 9 to 12. Parents and children can read informative articles, share stories, play games, and get advice from experts.