Parents are such an important part of children's education. Below are links to
some great resources to help you support your child(ren). If you have any
questions or requests, please let me know.
Resources for helping your child manage the ever-changing landscape of devices
and formats for work and play.
Living in a Digital World
ILA (Reading and Writing) Curriculum
You can find out what your child is working on in their reading and writing
curriculum each month by looking at this page. Many of the themes are echoed
in lessons presented in the Media Center as well.
Reading and Writing Curriculum
Twenty by Jenny
An approachable guide to children's books. A great place to start when you
are looking for a gift or to build your home library.
East Brunswick Public Library
A wonderful resource for everyone. Take a look at the kids' area, too, for
great services and programs.
A wonderful collection of picture e-books. The East Brunswick Public Library
is offering free access to this collection via their website--you don't even
need a library card! These e-books keep the feel of traditional picture
books, and developing readers benefit from the words being highlighted as they
are read. Titles include many familiar favorites, too.
A sister to TumbleBooks, TumbleReadables is a unique eBook collection which
offers readers a selection of online chapter books, searchable by age groups.
Titles range from early readers to adult classics and feature adjustable text
and complete audio narration. Sentences are highlighted as they are being
read, which can be a big help to developing readers. This is a wonderful way
to add to your home library without adding any shelves!
Google Safe Search
Google provides a number of family safety tools. SafeSearch is designed to
screen sites that contain explicit content and remove them from your search
results. While no filter is 100% accurate, SafeSearch helps you avoid content
you would rather your children did not stumble across.
The Google Family Safety Center offers instructions on how to adjust the
settings on SafeSearch and how to set YouTube to safety mode.
Even if you have filters installed you should always be aware of your child's