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Resources for Parents

Many of the CNetwork centers have created resources that will help parents with their child's education. Click the links to view these resources.  For a longer list of resources that parents might be interested it, click here.

The Something Other: Personal Competencies for Learning and Life
Resource Type: Practice guide
2014 PDF (pdf)
In this paper, the "something other" is the constellation of four personal competencies--cognitive, metacognitive, motivational, and social/emotional--and the learning habits that flow from them. 
Supporting Your Child’s Literacy Development at Home
Resource Type: Publication
2017 PDF (pdf)
Taking part in literacy experiences at home can develop your child’s reading ability, comprehension, and language skills. 
State Approaches to Family Engagement in Pre-K Programs
Resource Type: Practice guide
2016 PDF (pdf)
CEELO engaged in with two states as they developed guidance on family engagement
Early Warning Signs for Students Struggling with Attendance, Behavior Issues, or Course Performance Problems
Resource Type: Bibliography
2017 PDF (pdf)
This annotated bibliography lists resources, including initiatives and programs, that are evidence-based and designed to help schools help students who are struggling with attendance, behavior issues, or course performance problems. This document also contains reports on other Early Warning Systems (EWS) across the country, with an emphasis on evidence of successful outcomes.
Partnering with Your Child’s School
Resource Type: Publication
2017 PDF (pdf)
You and the school share responsibility for your child’s language and literacy learning. Collaborate with your school to make decisions about your child’s literacy education right from the start.
Learning About Your Child’s Reading Development
Resource Type: Publication
2017 PDF (pdf)
This brief highlights instruction in phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension will help your child learn to read.