What Parents Can Do
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U.S. Department of Education
- Helping Your Child Become a Responsible Citizen
- Parent Involvement in Character Education
Character Education and Civic Engagement Technical Assistance Center E-Newsletter - Winter 2006 - Volume I, Issue 3
- Character Education: Ways to Increase Parent Involvement
Partnerships in Character Education Program
Grantees Meeting, November 5, 2004
“Sharing and Connecting” Session
Center for Social and Emotional Education
545 8th Avenue, RM 930
New York, NY 10018
Phone: 212.707.8799 Fax: 212.957.6616
- Resources for Parents & Families
A variety of resources including newsletters, fact sheets, guidelines, booklets and multimedia presentations that offer suggestions on ways parents can enhance their ability to promote children's social emotional abilities.
- Creating a Safe and Caring Home
Guidelines to help parents and/or guardians create positive environments for all children, helping them become confident and independent individuals and learners.
Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)
815 West Van Buren Street, Suite 210
Chicago, IL 60607
- SEL for Parents and Families
10 things you can do at home to promote SEL
SEL parenting articles, tools, and booklets
SEL parenting books
Child development and healthy well-being books
Online social and emotional development resources
CharacterEd.Net is distributed exclusively in the United States by the National Center for Youth Issues, Inc. The National Center for Youth Issues is a national, non-profit organization that creates and supplies character education materials and training for schools, youth organizations, parents and community groups.
- Parent Notebook
Activities for families
Parenting ideas and resources
Character education in the community
Edutopia™, The George Lucas Educational Foundation
What Works in Public Education
- Why Champion Social and Emotional Learning?
It's not enough to simply fill students' brains with facts. Educators must also help children develop the skills to manage their emotions, resolve conflicts nonviolently, and make responsible decisions.
- Discussion Group for Parents
A group for parents to network and share stories.
Smart and Good Schools Initiative
Center for the 4th and 5th Rs
P.O. Box 2000
Cortland, NY 13045
- Parent Resources
Resources for helping parents maximize the power of character in the home.