Grollman, Earl; Straight Talk About Death For Teenagers
A book for teens addressing coping skills and emotions.
Hipp, Earl; Help for the Hard Times
Talks openly about getting through grief and growing through the hard times.
Traisman, Enid; Fire In My Heart, Ice In My Veins
A journal for teenagers as a way to work through the grieving process.
Helpful information on teen reactions to death and how adults can help.
Center for Grieving Children; Supporting Children and Teens Through Grief and Loss
Includes supporting grief, what to do and taking care of yourself.
A fun website for middle school guys. Moms and Dads will enjoy it as well. Don’t forget to actually read some of the recommended books suggested!
A great website where students can take fun interactive inventories to learn about their strengths and weaknesses and how those connect to learning and possible career choices.
The National Association of School Psychologists website has great links under the Family tab. There are articles on homework help, motivation, adolescent health, safety and many other topics of interest to parents and educators.
The website by Drs. Fay and Fay—a father and son team who are educators and child development experts. Even if you do not subscribe to the philosophy of love and logic entirely, the help pages are a great resource for parents.
For help with translation from one language to another.
Project Appleseed is a national movement of parents and educators to support public education. You do not have to get involved to use some of the links and great information from their website.
A great site for both kids and parents. The Kids tab has cool links like Recipes (great for students who may have diabetes or crones disease), Kids’ Medical Dictionary, Homework Help, and several others. The Parent tab has information on pediatric medicine--from prenatal questions to teen years.
A site with easy to understand and easy to access information for students and parents about all aspects of bullying—what it is, how to stop it, and how to create a safe environment. There are several videos (2-6 mins each) for viewing about various topics around bullying and safe schools.