Keep Calm, Learning is On!

You want to keep your child on track while school is closed.
Here’s your Learning Hero Roadmap to help with math, reading, life skills and more.

Keep Calm, Learning is On!
Keep Calm, Learning is On!
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How can you make learning at home fun?

Try the Readiness Check! Your child answers short questions in math and reading, and you get fun (free) videos and activities to support learning at home. 

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Did You Know?

According to our national survey, 90% of parents believe their child is performing at or above grade level.* However, only 39% of teachers say students start the school year prepared for grade-level work**

* PARENTS 2018: GOING BEYOND GOOD GRADES
**SCHOLASTIC TEACHER AND PRINCIPAL SCHOOL REPORT, 2016

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Know What’s Expected

How can you make sure your child is on track? We’ve got your back.
Use this tool to know what’s expected this year and how you can help at home! Find some of the best grade-level resources from trusted experts like National PTA, Scholastic, GreatSchools, and more.

Choose a Grade

Then select a resource

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Keep a Fun Routine

Do you want to help your child feel safe, happy, and keep them learning? You are not alone. Check out examples of age-specific home learning schedules. Have fun and change them to fit your family’s needs and interests.

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PINPOINT THEIR STRENGTHS

PINPOINT THEIR STRENGTHS

Use this Character Strengths Finder with your child to zero in on their strengths and areas for growth – like learning from mistakes, working hard, and other life skills.

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PROMOTE LEARNING

PROMOTE LEARNING

How do you help your child approach both struggles and strengths? Try this Growth Mindset Kit and help your child see that hard work leads to success.

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Helpful Cues

Helpful Cues

In order to understand and deal with emotions positively, it’s important for children to recognize and name their feelings. Get ideas from these 'Parenting Minutes' videos.

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HELP WITH TOUGH TOPICS

HELP WITH TOUGH TOPICS

We all struggle with what to do and say during tough parenting situations. Use these helpful cues from GreatSchools for issues ranging from positive discipline, organization skills, to getting homework done, and more.

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Chart Your Route...Together!

Students, parents, and teachers are partners on the road to success.

Stay in Touch with the Teacher

Teachers say the best way to know how your child is progressing is to be in regular contact. Ask your child’s teacher what’s the best way to stay in touch, even during school closures. Don’t be afraid to ask questions if you’re not clear on what to do.

Plan For College

Our national survey revealed that among parents’ top concerns was paying for college. The good news is that there is help. In fact, most full time students receive some sort of financial aid. Use these 5 steps and resources to start the planning process now to reduce stress later.

  1. Learn about the Power of Savings
  2. Make a Plan for Before and After College
  3. Use a Financial Aid Checklist
  4. Explore your Financial Options
  5. Make the Most of Middle School

Plan For College

Our national survey revealed that among parents’ top concerns was paying for college. The good news is that there is help. In fact, most full time students receive some sort of financial aid. Use these 5 steps and resources to start the planning process now to reduce stress later.

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Learning Tools

Find helpful resources to support ‘life skills’ (academic, social, and emotional learning.)

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