Computer Programming Tutorials
One hour tutorials and projects for kids of any age. 9 out of 10 schools do not offer computer programming classes, yet job opportunities in computer science are growing at 2x the national rate.
Every Kid Outdoors (Free National Park Pass for 4th graders)
Get and print 4th grade passes for free admission at national parks (everyone in the car gains free admission with 4th grader). Pass is good for a full year. As a 4th grade educator (including home-schoolers) you can print paper passes for each of your students, using this official website of the United States Government.
Grief resources for parents and teachers to help children grieving the loss of a loved one, provided by Fernside
Kindergarten Tech Resources
Technology website for ages 3-6 (Kindergarten), teaching very basic computer skills (drag and click, etc) while providing exercises in the alphabet, numbers, phonics, counting and drawing letters.
Ohio Governor's Imagination Library
Enrollment page to receive free children's books by mail each month through Dolly Parton's Foundation (for children 5 years old and younger).
Parental Education Materials
Table-of-contents page for a variety of topics, including child anger and tantrums, child anxiety and stress, discipline, communication, etc. provided by The Child Development Institute.
Social and Emotional Learning, Diverse Reading List
List of children's books that help model and explore strategies for tackling challenges and building community. Both fiction and nonfiction titles feature protagonists from diverse backgrounds and are written by award-winning authors and illustrators.
A beginners' list of questions to ask your kids after school each day, beyond "how was your day?", that help build emotional intelligence.
NACoA Kit for Parents
Suggestions and tools for raising children in an household where one parent is actively abusing alcohol. Resource provided by the National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA).