Child Care Council of Suffolk County Long Island's community service organization works with parents, providers, businesses, and community organizations to help promote the availability of quality child care services and provide parents with referals and information on evaluating quality child care, plus resources on various parenting issues. http://www.childcaresuffolk.org
Common Sense Media This site offers the” largest, most trusted library of independent age-based and educational ratings and reviews for movies, games, apps, TV shows, websites, books, and music. Our Parent Concerns and Parent Blog help families understand & navigate the problems & possibilities of raising children in the digital age.” https://www.commonsensemedia.org
Families make the decision to homeschool their children for a variety of reasons and you may be considering online homeschooling. Many companies offer online homeschool programs to guide the learning process, streamline curricula, provide individual feedback and allow students to learn at their own pace.
It is important to carefully consider all of your online homeschooling options and choose one that fits best with your educational philosophy and the student’s needs.
These guides will assist with some of the decision-making.
Family TLC Parenting tips, family activities, articles on child development, and many child-friendly and age-appropriate activities are featured on this site. http://familytlc.net
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Get Ready to Read This site, sponsored by the National Center for Learning Disabilities offers early literacy activities for children. Included are also many resources for adults working with children such as checklists and links to information. http://www.getreadytoread.org/
Guys Read A web-based literacy program for boys founded by author and First National Ambassador of Young People’s Literature Jon Scieszka. Their mission is to “help boys become self-motivated, lifelong readers.” http://www.guysread.com/
Reading is Fundamental Kids RIF is committed to a literate America by inspiring a passion for reading among all children, providing quality content and resources to make an impact, and engaging communities in the solution to give every child the fundamentals for success. http://www.rif.org/