As a parent you are your child's first teacher. Our goal is to provide you with resources and services that support you in that role.
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Health and Development
Visit these sites for information on children's health.
Schooling at Home - Learn More
Homeschool laws by state, according to the Homeschool Legal Defense Association (HSLDA)
Sauk Area Homeschoolers (Catholic) Group (Facebook)
LIFT Home Educators Group - Facebook
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction: Information and standards for Wisconsin schools. Wisconsin Academic Standards
Baraboo School District - Virtual Campus Link to the official website for district-sponsored online learning.
Visit these sites for information and games you can play with your child to help them learn how to use the Internet safely.
PreK-12 Education Resources
We are always on the lookout for resources that have the potential to transform teaching and learning. Below you’ll find a list of recommended resources that provide teachers with free education resources, including lesson plans, classroom activities and interactive tools for use in curriculum development and classroom instruction.
Visit Seussville for fun games and activities in the wonderful world of Dr. Seuss. This site also has some great resources for parents and teachers.
A teacher-created site designed to assist educators in finding resources more quickly. Contains lessons, themed units, teacher tips, worksheets, and discussion forums
A categorized list of sites useful for enhancing curriculum and professional growth.
OMazing Kids a fun site for inclusive wellness activities for kids of all abilities
Raising a Reader
National Children's Literacy Website The National Children's Literacy Website is a unique children's literacy initiative and is part of the Soho Center's National Children's Literacy Information Project - a not-for-profit literacy initiative dedicated to advancing the literacy skills of young children, promoting literacy as an integral factor in the growth of society, and enhancing literacy in a variety of home and child care settings. We believe that reading is a fundamental skill needed by all, and we are proud of what we are doing to help children learn to read.
Common Sense Media – Excellent resource for providing independent reviews, age ratings, and other information about all types of media