Technology•Education•Knowledge•Instruction
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MIDDLE AND/OR JUNIOR HIGH:

Hey, Parents. What Minecraft Is Doing to Your Kids Is Kind of Surprising.

http://www.2machines.com/articles/183040.html

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 calledParenting of Adolescents.http://parentingteens.about.com/

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.http://www.greatschools.net/

IRA - International Reading Association

This website offers literacy links to various parent resources in education.http://www.reading.org/resources/community/links_edu_tp.html

Literacy Matters

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.http://www.literacymatters.org/parents/ideas.htm

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.http://www.middleweb.com/mw/resources/MWRpublic.html

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.http://www.ncte.org/parents

NEA National Education Association

The National Education Association is a volunteer-based organization committed to advancing the cause of public education.

http://www.ncte.org/parents

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.http://pbskids.org/itsmylife/parents/resources/middleschool.html