FHF serves families of East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Ascension, Pointe Coupee, Iberville, West Baton Rouge and West Feliciana. Contact Jamie Tindle, Executive Director, Email email@example.com
CHADD – Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder national organization.
The Louisiana Capital Area Chapter of CHADD conducts monthly workshops for families of those with ADHD and related learning differences. Workshops focus on such topics as effective advocacy, homework strategies, developing effective parent/school partnerships, and other concerns regarding education, health and mental health. Contact Belynda L. Gauthier, Local Coordinator, PH261-0613
ADD Resources– The website of A Attention Deficit Disorder Resources has over 100 articles written by national ADHD authorities as well as adults with ADHD. Plenty of information for parents too. 100 plus links to ADHD-related websites. Includes the National ADHD Directory with over 1000 ADHD Service Providers listed as well as a National ADHD Events Calendar. Free monthly eNews available.
The Dyslexia Association of Greater Baton Rouge (DAGBR) owns Brighton School (school for students with language-based learning disabilities) and is now located on 2 campuses.
No Child Left Behind– find answers to your questions about this new education law.
Family Education – fantastic tips on many things a student needs to know: how to take tests, looking for a college, writing an essay and more.
KidSource Online-in-depth & timely education & healthcare information that will make a difference in the lives of parents & children.
Kidnetic-Kid wellness ideas, food, games and activities.
Math & Reading Help for Kids A directory of original articles and resources centered on the topic of children’s education.
National Association for the Education of Young Children– resources for choosing the best possible care and education for children.
PASSStudent website for test practice
ParentSmart– A guide to help your children succeed in school.
Family Movie Reviews Brief family-oriented reviews of films in a variety of genres.
The Movie Mom Guide to family-friendly movies and videos.
Kids in Mind The largest searchable database of parents’ reviews available anywhere. Parents can check the content of more than 1,200 movies and videos dating back to 1992.
I-Safe– a worldwide leader in internet education.
Parents’ Cyber-Safety Guide– explore the complexities of online child exploitation.
Webwise Kids– a tutorial site for kids to assist them in making wise choices on the Internet.
NetSmartz.org – a premiere interactive online resource on internet safety for parents and guardians.
Yahooligans – a child safe search engine and is one of many of its type.
Free Tutoring – VIPS compiles a list of organizations that provide free tutoring at sites across the Parish.
Free Online Tutoring – HomeworkLouisiana offers FREE online tutoring and academic resources from Tutor.com for Louisiana residents from kindergarten students through adult learners. Get help in math, science, social studies or English from a live tutor. The services can be accessed from a Louisiana public library, from your home computer or from your mobile device.
EBR Parish Library System – The East Baton Rouge Parish Library System also offersKids Homework Help. Also, check out the offerings in the parish library system. ACT Practice, Technology courses, story hours and many other exceptional activities….
Parent Roadmaps to the Common Core Standards for English Language Arts (Grades k-5) in Spanish (Planes de trabajo de los padres a las normas comunes de núcleo para Artes del lenguaje inglés (grados k-5) en español) http://www.cgcs.org/Page/261
Parents Helping Parents– Resources for parents of children with physical, emotional, mental, or learning disabilities.
National Parent Information Network– access to research-based information about the process of parenting, and family involvement in education.
Important Testing Information
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You can keep up with your student’s assignments through Home Access using the link below. To obtain your child’s username and password, please contact Mr. Tim Boyle at firstname.lastname@example.org
This year at Westdale Middle School we are excited to offer a new way to monitor student’s progress. Kickboard is a school wide program that allows us to track important behaviors throughout the day. The Kickboard Parent Student Portal is a way to keep you and your child up to date with his or her academic and behavioral progress. To create your account, please do the following:
- Contact Assistant Principal Tim Boyle at email@example.com or Ms. Chelette at firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain your students’ personal access code.
- go to www.kickboardforschools.com
- Click the “Parent Login” link on the top navigation menu
- Click the “Create New Account” button
- Enter your access code and your child’s birthday
- Be sure to write down the username generated and password
- Now you can check your student’s behavior everyday!