Parent Events and Resources

***UPCOMING PARENT/FAMILY EVENTS from the PARENT RESOURCE CENTER***

There are none scheduled at this time. Please continue to check back regularly and look for links in the weekly Oakridge emails and PTA email blasts.

Please read the Student Services newsletter.  It is an excellent resource for families!!

Notes/Handouts from Evening Events at Oakridge

I know your schedules are hectic…no worries! Below are notes and/or handouts from the evening events we have hosted:

Aspire2Excellence: Academic Planning
February 3, 2015: Parent Presentation

Too Smart to Start
January 15, 2015: Parent Presentation

Celebrate Calm – Presentation by Kirk Martin
December 2, 2009: Notes from Celebrate Calm and Handout from Celebrate Calm
Sign up for Kirk Martin’s weekly newsletters at www.celebratecalm.com — I highly recommend it!

Internet Safety Night
November 17, 2009: Internet Safety Handout
Also, check out www.netsmartz.org for more GREAT information!

Presentation by Dr. Marilyn Benoit, child psychiatrist.
May 13, 2009: Basic Behavior Management Principles and Brain Development and Mental Health

 

Printable Resources for Parents

Test Taking Strategies

Internet Safety Handout (11/17/09)

Positive Parenting

If…Then…Rule (English and Spanish)

Ways to Help Your Child Succeed in School (English and Spanish)

Homework without the Hassle

Using Time Outs Effectively (English and Spanish)

 

Web Resources for Parents

Parents, please find some helpful links below!

APS Countywide Counseling Program Overview
APS Counseling Page

Long Term Planning
Academic Planning Website
Aspire2Excellence
College and Career Corner

Getting to School Safely
Tips for Getting to School Safely
http://life.familyeducation.com/stranger-safety/safety/53830.html

Miscellaneous Article and Podcasts (including Social Skills, Separation/Divorce, School Success, Learning Disabilities, and more!)
http://www.insteppc.com/articles.shtml

Parent’s Guide for Preventing Gangs
http://www.lunaweb.com/pargang.htm

Back to School Tips
http://www.aap.org/advocacy/releases/augschool.cfm
http://kidshealth.org/kid/feeling/school/back_to_school.html

Healthy Family Lifestyle
http://www.womenshealth.gov/bodyworks/

Managing Stress – Campus Calm
http://www.campuscalm.com/

Information on Separation/Divorce
http://www.divorceinfo.com/children.htm
http://www.cadivorce.com/library/library.shtml
http://www.yoursocialworker.com/s-articles/send_both_parents.htm

Family Education Network
http://www.pearsonschool.com/index.cfm?locator=PSZ2Fa

Helping Your Child with Academics
http://www.ed.gov/parents/academic/help/hyc.html

School-Family Partnerships
http://www.ksaplus.com/parents.html

Resources for Parents with Children with Disabilities
http://www.pacer.org/
http://www.php.com/
http://www.taalliance.org/index.asp

Downloadable Parenting Tips
http://www.parentingpress.com/brochure.html

Drug Prevention
http://www.theantidrug.com/

Study Skills and Homework Help
http://www.thebeehive.org/Templates/School/Level3NoRight.aspx?PageId=1.527&Local=1&Lang=1

Child Development
http://www.drspock.com/

For additional resources, please contact the Parent Resource Center: 
http://www.apsva.us/site/Default.aspx?PageID=2881