Tips for Helping Your Child

  • "Authentic, meaningful family-school partnerships are essential to ensure school success for all children in the 21st century.  Neither schools nor families can do it alone" (Lines, Miller, & Arthur-Stanley, 2011).  District 6 is committed to supporting families and helping their children succeed. 
    We have many topics to help the family support the child's education and social development. 

Parent Toolkit

  • Supporting Children's Development with the Parent Toolkit 

    The Parent Toolkit is a one-stop resource designed to help parents and caregivers navigate their child's growth and development from Pre-K through 12th grade in the classroom and beyond. The free website and mobile app cover everything from academic to health and wellness, and even social and emotional development. 
    Benchmarks help parents track what children are learning in school, what recommendations are at each age, and where their child Parent Toolkit is developing social skills as well as self-management. Tips on all topics help parents be positive partners in their child's overall development. Original videos offer parents bite-sized  advice to fit into their busy schedules.
    The Parent's Toolkit's monthly #ToolkitTalk Twitter chats encourage parents to engage directly with experts and the parenting community to share tips on a variety of topics ranging from bullying to engaging families in school. The Parent Toolkit aims to empower parents to be active in their child's overall development. The award-winning resource in also available in Spanish.     
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