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Literacy Resources

Utah Compose

Provided by the state of Utah, Utah compose helps students become stronger writers.  With lessons of grammar, conventions, and writing traits this program has good resources to support student writing.  
https://write.utahcompose.com/Home/Welcome

 Imagine Learning

Designed to support reading in Kindergarten through 3rd grade, Imagine Learning is also helpful to ELL students and struggling readers.    Funded through a grant by the state it is one of the highest ranked software programs for supporting reading.  Adapting to the individual needs of each student Imagine Learning provides parents with flexible options to support reading at home.   The first time you When use the program at home you will need to enter our school site code, which is 4900024.   Struggling to log in?  Your child’s teacher will have all the details you need!
https://client.imaginelearning.com/?studentlogin


Math Resources

IReady Math

The top ranked digital platform for online learning offered by Utah State grants, this adaptive program supports students in filling in gaps in learning.   (Parent Tip: We love it when you support your student with homework but too much help on this program can mean you child is placed on a path that is too challenging; frustrating their use with the program and negatively impacting their learning.)

Research indicates that student who earn 30 points a year in IReady have completed a full year’s worth of growth!

https://login.i-ready.com/


Doing Mathematics With Your Child
Kindergarten to Grade 6
Ontario, Canada Ministry of Education

Helping Your Child Learn Mathematics
United States Department of Education 
A guide that is a few years old but still has some great ideas.

Math Tips for Parents
Public Broadcasting System (PBS)
From summer learning to year-round math tips, find answers and advice for supporting your child in mathematics.

Parent Guide to Student Success
The National PTA supports parents with a guide that includes information about what children should be learning and activities that parents can do with them. It's also available in Spanish.

Parent Roadmaps to the Common Core Standards
Council of the Great City Schools developed "roadmaps" that help parents understand how they can support their children's learning.


Counseling Resources

This collection of resources was created by a school counselor to help support families.

Prevention Resources

Utah State Board of Education Parent Toolkit to access helpful information about college and career readiness, suicide prevention, anti-bullying, internet safety, and more.

Defend Innocence and Prevent Child Abuse Utah have information on Childhood Sexual Abuse Prevention.

Net Safe Utah provides free videos to help teach your children about Internet Safety.

Hope4Utah Suicide Prevention has outlines of age-appropriate conversations to have with children about Emotional Health and Suicide.

Davis Behavior Health offers preventive classes for children and adults on a range of mental health topics. Many of these classes are free.

Mental Health Services

Davis Behavioral Health – Parenting classes (including Love and Logic, Incredible years, etc.)

http://www.dbhutah.org/PDF/p&e.pdf

Davis County Mental Health Directory: Contact information for mental health counseling services offered throughout the county.

Davis Behavior Health: Davis Behavioral Health is a non-profit corporation providing behavioral health services to residents of Davis County; they can serve people who cannot afford to pay.

 

Crisis Help

United Way 211 has resources for families who need help with housing, food, transportation, legal counsel, mental health, employment, education, and domestic abuse.

Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can chat online or talk on the phone at 1-800-273-8255. 

WIC (Women, Infants and Children) is a nutrition program that helps pregnant women, new mothers, and young children eat well, learn about nutrition, and stay healthy.

 Other

Davis County CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder) parent support meetings and Parent to Parent Classes

http://www.chadd.net/template.cfm?affid=10R&p=about



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