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Parent Resources

Online Parent Resources

California State PTA 
Our state Parent Teacher Association website with resources for advocacy, engagement, and support.

Long Beach Council for Exceptional Children 
Provides resources and parent groups for parents with children receiving special education services.

Long Beach Council PTA 
Our local Parent Teacher Association website with resources for parent leadership and support

Common Core State Standards 
California's current educational standards via the California Department of Education.

Kids Health 
Website for parents, kids, and teens with information on all relevant health topics.

Let's Move! 
Guide for creating a healthy environment at home for the whole family.

National PTA Parent Guides 
Guides for parents for each grade level with Common Core expectations and tips for parents to support learning at home.

Parent Further 
Online resources for parents to help strengthen relationships with their children through shared activities.

Parents as Teachers - Fatherhood Toolkit 
Research and information on the importance of fathers in a child's education.

Parent's Choice Foundation 
Parent reviews of media and toys for children of all ages.

PBS Parents 
Parent guide for activities that reinforce learning through PBS programming.

Online Learning Resources

Educational games for children in elementary school

Cool Math 
Math lessons, games, tutorials, and homework assistance for all math levels through Pre-Calculus

Discovery Kids 
Discovery Channel lessons and resources that reinforce science education.

Free Rice 
Socially conscious quiz game site that donates food for every answer a student gets right. Includes most academic subjects and SAT preparation.

Fun Brain 
Educational games for children in elementary school

Civics lessons and activities that teachers and parents can use to reinforce Common Core learning.

Khan Academy 
Tutorials and videos for most subjects. 
Fostering a love of numeracy and mathematics at all levels.

NASA for Students 
Science activities that reinforce science education at all levels.

National Gallery of Art for Kids 
Art and art history interactive exhibits which encourage exploration and creativity.

National Geographic Kids 
Science activities that reinforce science education at all levels.

Puzzle Maker 
Make your own worksheets and puzzles to reinforce content learned at school.

Smithsonian Foundation 
A place for kids to discover, explore, and learn about science, art, history, and geography

Turtle Diary 
Teacher created games and activities that reinforce Common Core State Standards in elementary school.

Colorin Colorado! 
A bilingual site for families of English language learners

International Literacy Association 
Parent resources for improving reading and literacy skills for all children.

Jump Start 
Reading resources for improving literacy at the elementary level.

Library of Congress 
Reading advocacy for all levels.

Long Beach Public Library 
Information on all public libraries in Long Beach

Read, Write, Think! 
Parent and after school resources for language arts development.

Reading Rockets 
Resources for helping children learn to read and family activities that support literacy.

Scholastic Reading Tips 
Publishing company that provides literature and activities for reading proficiency.

Starfall - Learn to Read 
Early reading activities for young learners