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The following materials are offered by the Family and Community Empowerment program to assist parents and schools in ensuring students are prepared for school and ready to learn.  Northwest Suburban Integration School District does not endorse any claims made in any of the materials, and the materials provided are not meant to represent the views or aims of Northwest Suburban Integration School District. 

Back to school resources:
Developing School-Family Connections
Twelve things teachers and schools wish parents would do
Supporting School Success
A guide to people you should know at your child's school

Literacy resources:

Kindergarten Readiness
Hubbard's Cupboard Literacy
Finding Dulcinea Pre-K Literacy
Early Literacy and Brian Development Resources
ABC Mouse Early Learning Academy
Scholastic Guides to Reading
Center for Early Literacy Learning
Funschool.com
Reading Rockets
Sesame Street

Elementary
Storyline Online - Famous actors read children's stories
Six Ts of Effective Elementary Literacy
Kidsreads.com - Children's book reviews
Book Adventure
The My Hero Project
An online reading guide for children

Secondary
The Literacy Web Websites
All About Adolescent Literacy

Literacy Resources for Educators
Free printable worksheets for Pre-KG and KG students
Preschool Literacy Webpage
Reading Rockets - Literacy Resources

Additional Resources
Building a family library
Creating a reading environment at home
Literacy development begins at home
Literacy milestones from birth to age six
Literacy statistics
Ten facts parents should know about reading 

En español:
Arbol de la vida
Cómo crear una biblioteca personal
Sugerencias para leer libros a los niños 

Other resources:
Speaking with children about alcohol and drugs
Recognizing internet and gaming addiction

Northwest Suburban Integration School District Boys Summer Summit (YouTube Video)




Tavis Smiley Reports -  "Too Important to Fail" - click here if video fails to load below

Watch Tavis Smiley Reports: "Too Important to Fail" on PBS. See more from Tavis Smiley.