• Helpful Websites for Parents
    Below you will find various websites and links that offer information for parents.  To get more information on state testing please click the "State Testing Information" link located on the left side of the screen.  If you come across any website that you believe would be helpful for other parents please email me at meddillon@mdeca.org and I will be sure to add it to the list!
    ASCA Back-To-School Tips
    The American School Counselor Association offers some great tips for parents on how to get ready for another fantastic school year!  At the bottom of the website there are a couple other links that parents may find useful.
    Positive Parenting Website
    MVParents is a website that offers information to parents with kids of all ages.  It touches on topics such as school success, bullying, health/nutrition, money, and friendships.  The website also discusses  high-risk behaviors and how parents can help their children refrain from taking part in them.  I strongly encourage all parents to visit the site and explore all of the information it provides. 
    Media, Internet, and Video Game Information
    Be a Media-Wise Family!
    This website offers valuable information on the effects the media can have on students and learning.  MediaWise is an initiative of the National Institute on Media and the Family.  Please take the time to visit their website to learn more about the effects of TV on your child and their learning. 
    Video Game Report
    This document provides information on student use of video games and the internet.  This provides parents with descriptions of the rating system used with video games, various websites that gives rating and descriptions of specific games, and how to use parental controls on internet programs that students may use.  This document also offers lists of video games that are good for children and also games that should be avoided.
    Entertainment Software Rating Board
    This website allows parents to type in the name of any video game and get information such as the rating it has and the content of the game. 
    Working with Gifted and Talented Children
    Below are different resources that offer information on working with students who have been identified as gifted and talented.
Last Modified on September 4, 2012