What is the Common Core? A Three-Minute Video
This three-minute video explains how the Common Core State Standards will help students achieve at high levels and help them learn what they need to know to get to graduation and beyond.
for parents who model lifelong learning:
Goodwill community foundation's learnfree.org
Take a look at this! GCF created learnfree.org to provide free online courses about many different topics. Want to practice your English, improve your reading and math skills, learn more about iPads? Click here.
Family Literacy - Pennsylvania Center for the Book
Resources are based on children’s books and are designed for parents, educators, and librarians. The site includes Guides for Parents and Caregivers, Family Fun Night Programs, Book-Centered Integrated Lesson Plans for Adult Education, Parenting Education, Early Childhood Education, and Interactive Literacy
Importance of Family Literacy
Document which includes an overview of the key components of Federally funded Family Literacy programs as well as
information on the need for language and literacy programs.