Thursday, December 13, 2007

Magazines

EBSCO Magazines Online -11 databases,

450+ magazines in English and Spanish , Funk and

Wagnall's Encyclopedia, keyword searchable, fulltext,

provided free by Ark. State Library to all schools and

for home login

http://search.epnet.com/

(contact high school librarian for login ID and Password)

Databases

Internet Parent Viewer -student grades

accessible online to 5th through 12th graders and

their parents, updated daily to weekly by teachers;

 show cumulative averages in each class, extensive

grade reports for each class or missing assignments,

as well as how to contact the teacher

http://lakeside.rams.dsc.k12.ar.us/

(contact high school librarian for ID and PIN codes

or ask your student)

Gale Discovering Series - digitized books

and authentic articles on literature, science, and history

provided free to schools and for home login

by Ark.State LIbrary

Http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/arstate

(contact high school librarian for login ID and Password)

Grolier Encyclopedia - two online encyclopedia

including the New Book of Knowledge for junior high and

high school and the Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia for

younger students, full text, provided free to schools and

for home login by the Ark. State Library

http://gogrolier.com/

(contact high school librarian for login ID and Password)

Contacts

The Parent Institute

PO Box 7474

Fairfax Station, VA  22039-7474

National Standards for Parent/

Family Involvement Programs

%National PTA

330 N. Wabash Ave., Suite 2100

Chicago , IL  60611-3690

[email protected]

Web Resources

Education News Parents Can Use

http://www.ed.gov/news/av/video/edtv/edtv.html

Helping Children Succeed in School

http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/succeed/uniqILL

National Education Association Parent Involvement

http://www.nea.org/parents/

National Coalition for Parent Involvement in Education

http://www.ncpie.org/

Ark. Dept. of Education (School Choice)

http://arkedu.state.ar.us/parents/index.html

No Child Left Behind

http://www.nochildleftbehind.gov/

The Real Power of Parenthood

http://www.wecommit.com/

UAMS Health Data Information

http://www.arhealthlink.org/

Center for Effective Parenting

http://www.parenting-ed.org/

The Whole Child

http://www.pbs.org/wholechild

National Parent Teachers Organization

http://www.pta.org/

Federal Citizen's Information Page

http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov/

U.S. Dept. of Education (available items in Spanish,

Braille, large print or audiotape)

http://www.ed.gov/pubs/edpubs.html