Quibly : Parenting and Technology http://quib.ly/welcome Quib.ly is a knowledge-sharing community of parents that thrives on members contributing bite-size parenting wisdom about raising kids in a connected world.
Today’s world is full of exciting technology to help families' daily lives and provide opportunities for children’s future. But how do you find out what's suitable, safe or educational?
At Quib.ly parents can ask questions about the technology their children are using, reply to others with answers, and get great advice from like minded parents and our knowledgeable experts.
A Letter To Parents Of Digital Age Children http://knolinfos.sharedby.co/share/w57slY A Letter To Parents Of Digital Age Children
First, let me thank you for entrusting me with teaching your children, honoring the amazing individuals they are, and helping them discover the confident and empowered young people they can be.
Providing a rich and engaging environment for your children to learn in is my utmost concern, but Iately I have had to acknowledge that the young people I see every day do much of the learning that is important to them when they leave the parking lot and head home from school.
Thus, I am writing to solicit your help.
The Psychology of Technology http://youtu.be/wUoqv6TOzLc Larry Rosen on The Psychology of Technology: What Parents & Children Need How can we help our children
A Parent's Guide to 21st-Century Learning http://www.edutopia.org/parent-21st-century-learning-resource-guide A Parent's Guide to 21st-Century Learning
Discover the tools and techniques today's teachers and classrooms are using to prepare students for tomorrow -- and how you can get involved.
What should collaboration, creativity, communication, and critical thinking look like in a modern classroom? How can parents help educators accomplish their goals? We hope this guide helps bring more parents into the conversation about improving education.
iCyberSafe - Living in a Connected World http://icybersafe.com iCyberSafe.com and the resources it provides for all – Parents and Students – is designed to support the development of cyber safe actions and attitudes.
Our aim is to put appropriate information on the site to assist in ensuring that our children are safe online and also to provide a place of reference for Parents.
Educational Planning and Counseling Service http://www.educational-planning-and-counseling.org Educational Planning and Counseling Services is a for private, for profit consulting firm offering help to parents of students with special needs, or gifted students.
We provide placement in therapeutic schools, day schools, co educational boarding schools, single gender boarding schools, military boarding, or specific program to address students who have substance abuse or behavioral challenges.
Troubled Teen Help http://www.parentingteens.com/ This site is very informative and is broken down into specific sections for ease of reading. There are many different sections that parents have added to on their own articles to share with other parents. There are literally hundreds of topics to choose from.
National Character Education Center : Parents Page http://ethicsusa.org/parent-participation-program-table-of-contents/ National Character Education Center : Parents Page (USA)
All successful school based Ethics Programs not only have parent support but often include direct parental involvement. In some cases it was through parent involvement that a program was initiated. See the links below for resources and ideas to help you get involved
Parenting Tips for Promoting Character | Comprehensive Parental Participation Program | 94 Objectives in the Parent Participation Program | Strengthening Character in your Kids | Your Greatest Response Responsibility | The Five Ps of Raising Responsible Children | Seven Habits of Effective Parenting | Fifteen Principles of Positive Parenting | Ten Rules for Discipline | Fifteen principles of Positive Parenting | Five Steps to Disciplining Your Kids |
Parents Information Network (PIN) .. UK http://www.pin.org.uk/ Parents Information Network (PIN) .. UK
Parents Information Network (PIN) is an independent service established in 1994 providing a wide range of guidance on computers and education for parents with children of toddler age through to 18.
| software and website evaluation | computers and young children | parental guidance | staying safe on the internet | homework | learning at home |
Facts for Families http://www.aacap.org/ Facts for Families
Abuse (physical) Abuse (sexual) | ADHD | Adoption | Adolescent Development | Advocacy | AIDS | Alcohol | Anxiety | Asperger's | Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity | Autism | Bedwetting | Bipolar Disorder | Bowel Control | Bullying | Chronic Physical Illness | Conduct Disorders | Continuum of Care | Daycare | Depression | Disaster | Discipline | Divorce | Driving | Drug Abuse | Eating Disorders | Enuresis | Fighting and Biting | Firearms | Fostercare | Gay And Lesbian Teens | Grandparenting | Grief | Guns |
Hospital Treatment | Internet and Children | Latchkey Children | Lead Poisoning |
Learning Disabilities | Lying | Manic Depression | Medications | Mental Illness (talking about) | Mental Retardation |
Moving | Multiracial Children | Music/Music Videos | News Programs | Normal Adolescent Development | Normality | Obesity | Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder | Online Children | Oppositional Defiant Disorder |
Panic Disorder | Parenting | Parents (alcoholic) | Parents (mentally ill) | Pets | Posttraumatic Stress Disorder | Pregnancy (teen) | Psychiatric Evaluation | Psychiatrist, Child and Adolescent |
Psychotherapy | PTSD | Referrals | Schizophrenia | School Services | School Refusal | Seeking Help | Self-Injury |
Separation Anxiety | Sex (talking about) |
Sexual Abuse | Sleep Problems | Soiling |
Sports | Starting School | Stealing | Step Families | Stress | Substance Abuse Treatment | Suicide | Television | Threats | Tics | Tobacco | Tourette's | Violent Behavior | Violence on Television |
Learning Network (FunBrain) http://www.funbrain.com/parents/index.html Parent Quizzes | What's on your Child's Mind? | Parent-Kid Challenges | Find the perfect game for your child to play | News and trends that affect your family | Tips and resources to help you in your parenting | Learn how to manage your money | Ideas from Parents | Help with homework and school |
ParentLine Plus http://familylives.org.uk Offers help and information to over 85,000 parents and families each year. Works to ensure that families have access to good quality support and information. Develops innovative projects working with children and adults to see how we can best support them when they experience changes to their families such as divorce and separation.
The Advisory Centre for Education (ACE) http://www.ace-ed.org.uk/ On this site, you will find news and information specifically for parents, school governors and teachers. ACE produce many useful leaflets and publications which are available to buy through the Publications Page.
Jon's Homeschool Resource Page http://www.midnightbeach.com/hs/ With over two hundred component pages (1.3 meg of HTML), it's one of the largest homeschooling sites on the Web. But what I find most gratifying is that it remains one of the most popular homeschooling sites on the Web, with over a thousand incoming links and hundreds of visitors a day.
Family Education E Network http://www.familyeducation.com/home/ Our parent community dedicated to children's learning is an award-winning site that connects parents with information, with experts, and with each other to create a supportive and engaging community.