Parent Resources

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.

Center for Healthy Minds: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Zero to Three: Early Connections Last a Lifetime

Parenting Information: Center for Disease Control

Sauk County: Nurse-Family Partnership

PBS Wisconsin - Emotional Development

Vroom - Vroom is a global program of the Bezos Family Foundation. We believe all parents have the potential to create a bright future for their children. Our free, science-based tips and tools help parents and caregivers give children a great start in life today—and an even better future.

Sesame Street in Communities: Caring and Sharing

Parenting and Family Relationships

                    

Schooling at Home - Learn More

Homeschool laws by state, according to the Homeschool Legal Defense Association (HSLDA)

   Wisconsin Laws and Homeschooling

Socialization/Networking

     Homeschooling in Reedsburg, Baraboo, and Wisconsin Dells Group (Facebook)

     Sauk Area Homeschoolers (Catholic) Group (Facebook)

     LIFT Home Educators Group - Facebook

State standards

   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.

Homeschool Diner: Here at the Homeschool Diner you'll find a full menu of articles, curriculum ideas, links to online resources. You'll also find helpful suggestions, friendly advice, and a little homeschool humor, on the side. Open 24/7.

     

Internet Safety

Visit these sites for information and games you can play with your child to help them learn how to use the Internet safely.

Doxxing - Type of cyberbullying/online abuse

   

 

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.                

Content Resources

Common Sense Media – Excellent resource for providing independent reviews, age ratings, and other information about all types of media