Did you finally get all of the school events in your personal calendar? Have you purchased the last minute supply requests? Often we focus on getting children ready for school to start that we overlook how we can continue to support the school learning while at home.
Dare to Excel is a resource, available in both Spanish and English. Created by ISU Extension and Outreach this resource provides families with ideas on how to extend the school learning while at-home. Monthly newsletters, September through May, feature the seven Proven Parenting Practices that research has shown helps children become better learners.
Download the newsletters below or share the links with your friends, family and schools.
Let us know if you did any of the activities and what learning you were able to extend.
Connecting School and Home- Dare to Excel
Children spend many hours at school. Creating positive school/family connections are vital to school success. Also available in Spanish.
- Creating Home Environments that Help Kids Succeed in School
- Routines at Home
- Good Nutrition
- Social Media Limits
- Physical Activity
- Online Safety
- Service Learning
- Activities Beyond School
- Summer Success
Find more resources at Everyday Parenting