Resources for parents:              

                                               

 

Check out the following links for helpful advice, homework help, and resources to support your child's education:

Middle Tyger Community Center - "MTCC includes programs ranging from an adolescent prenatal clinic, and parenting classes for adolescent mothers to  family counseling, family support services and educational opportunities for all ages."  This service is provided to Spartanburg County School District Five students and families.  (864) 439 - 7760

 

Facts for Families: from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; two dozen booklets on topics with topics ranging from teen suicide to stepfamily problems.

 

Families Connect - FamiliesConnect is a website created for parents and children to use together.  It offers families (parents, kids, grandfathers, aunts, cousins - everyone) an opportunity to learn about the Internet and use it together.

 

 

 

The South Carolina K-12 Internet Safety Standards include guidelines relating to cyber ethics. The following websites include helpful information on cyberbullying. These sites also include students' ethical responsibilities while accessing, creating, and using digital tools and resources.

 

 

 

Get Involved:  Practical suggestions on ways parents can get involved with their child's education

 

National Education Association:  Encouraging your child to become a lifelong reader and learner

 

National PTA Page:  strategies for raising alcohol and drug-free children

 

PreTeens Today: Helping your child make the transition into adolescence

 

Public School Parent's Network:  An information source and resource guide for middle school  parents

 

US Department of Education: The Middle Grades -- Helping Your Child through Early Adolescence

 

 

 

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