Other Resources for Families
Here are some other resources for families:
- Parent Toolkit: This is an amazing resource for all families with children in preK through high school! This Toolkit offers tips and guides for academics, health & wellness, and social & emotional development at every grade.
- Parent resources for our math curriculum: This site created by the Lafayette Parish School District in Louisiana has grade level parent news letters for each of the units in our math curriculum
- Family Learning Guides: The Designed to help parents understand what their children should know and be able to do at each grade level, the BPS Family Guides to Learning are a valuable resource for both families and teachers. The guides provide parents and caregivers with tips on how to talk about student learning with both their child and their child's teacher, as well as activities for supporting learning at home. The guides also help teachers build relationships with students' families and engage them in an ongoing conversation about student learning. You can download these guides in 7 different languages
- BPS Family Resources: Check out these resources to support learning at home, academic supports, community resources, art enrichment opportunities, and after school and summer enrichment opportunities!
- Boston Youth Zone: Subscribe to the BYZ Monthly Newsletter and stay updated on events hosted by the Mayor's Youth Council. There is a lot of information about free community events, family fun, sports, after school activities, internships and job opportunities. They also list activities Boston offers during school vacations.
- Harvard Education Portal: Allston-Brighton residents are invited to join the more than 2,150 other Allston-Brighton residents who have already become Ed Portal members and sign-up for membership. Ed Portal membership is free and available to anyone who lives in Allston-Brighton! The Harvard Ed Portal offers numerous youth programs and adult programs in education, arts & culture, wellness & recreation, and workforce & economic development! Check out this video to see what's happening inside the new Ed Portal and stay up-to-date on exciting events through their calendar!
- Common Core and PARCC- A great BPS resource with more information about the Common Core curriculum and the PARCC standardized test
- Boston Area Food Banks & Pantries- A list of several food banks and food pantries in the Boston area