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Tips for Parents

​1.  Parental involvement in a child’s education is an integral part of student success.  A Ministry of Education link provides a series of “10 Tips” to help parents support their children at home.
 
http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/abc123

 
2.  Here's a great link about Full Day Kindergarten
 
http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/kindergarten/

 
3.  The four key things that parents can do to help ensure their children’s success are outlined here by People for Education:
 
SuccessParentTips1.pdfSuccessParentTips1.pdf 

4.  Tips from the DDSB Parent Engagement Committee
 
From the DDSB Parent Engagement Committee.pdfFrom the DDSB Parent Engagement Committee.pdf 

5.  TV Ontario has a website to help parents help their kids succeed in school and life.
 
http://tvoparents.tvo.org/


6.  In October 2012, Baruti Kafele, former New Jersey Principal, speaker and author, spoke to students, parents and staff from across the DDSB.  Attached are his 'Ten Critical Questions for Effective Parental Engagement.'
 
Ten Questions-Effective Parental Engagement.pdfTen Questions-Effective Parental Engagement.pdf 

7.  The American newsletter, Home & School Connection provides parenting tips.
 
MAY 13.pdfMAY 13.pdf